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The Elections Committee of the Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) at its 4th Sitting at the Secretariat of PRINPAG on Thursday, August 4, 2022, undertook the vetting of Aspirants vying for positions as enshrined in the PRINPAG Constitution – ARTICLE 10.0 which states inter-alia: 10.1 the Executive Committee of the Association (“The Executives”) shall consist of the President, Vice-President, Executive Secretary, Public & External Affairs Officer, National Organiser and Financial Secretary/Treasurer.

  1. The Executive Members shall be proposed, seconded, and elected by members in good standing and shall be eligible to remain in office for a period of three (3) years renewable.
  2. The Executive Secretary shall be appointed by the Executive Committee on a four (4) year contract subject to renewal.

Again, on the Elections and the eligibility criteria the PRINPAG Constitution states in ARTICLE 17.0 inter-alia: The Elections Committee is the highest elections body for all elections to positions in the Association.

  1. The Executive positions can only be contested for by members in good standing and who have been members of the Association for a period of not less than three (3) years.
  2. A member who wishes to stand for Elections must be nominated and seconded by two (2) other members in good standing.

Pursuant to the above the following members in good standing picked and filled their NOMINATION FORMS for the following positions:

CANDIDATES FOR THE POSITION OF PRESIDENT:

  1. MR. EDWIN ARTHUR, of the New Independent (incumbent President)
  2. MR. DAVID TAMAKLOE, of Whatsupnewsghana.com (incumbent Vice-President)

CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF VICE-PRESIDENT:

  1. MR. MIKE ANTWI ADJEI, of the Ghanaian Observer
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CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF NATIONAL ORGANISER:

  1. MR. EMMANUEL OPARE-DJAN, of the Daily Democrat (incumbent National Organiser)

CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF TREASURER:

  1. MR. ELORM DESEWU, of the Economy Times

CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER:

  1. MR. JEORGE WILSON KINGSON, of Ghananewsonline.com.gh

At the close of the VETTING process the Committee explained to Candidates going to polls unopposed that “there shall be a YES or NO votes. Candidates are required to obtain plus fifty percent (50%) votes before they can be declared eligible winners”.

After the vetting process however, the 3-member Elections Committee by a unanimous decision disqualified MR. ELORM DESEWU who was vying for the position of Treasurer on technical grounds.

Below are the PRINPAG Members in good standing who are eligible to vote in the forthcoming elections slated for FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022 from 9:00am – 3:00pm at the PRINPAG Secretariat, Kokomlemle.

NO.MEDIA HOUSE
 Catholic Standard
 Christian Messenger
 Realestatetimesafrica
 Daily Analyst
 Business Analyst
 Newsday
 The Inquisitor
 Republic Newspaper
 Ghanaian Observer
 Africanspokesman
 Top Story
 Whatsupnewsghana.com
 The Meridian
 The New Trust
 Today Newspaper
 Africanewsradio.com
 Daily Dispatch
 New Crusading Guide
 Expressnewsghana.com
 Ghananewsonline.com.gh
 New Independent
 Economy Times
 Ghanaian Publisher
 Modernghana.com
 Daily Democrat
 National Enquirer
 Daily Statesman
 Africaneyereport.com
 Attractivemustapha.com
 Senaradioonline.com
 Ghanapoliticsonline.com
 The Catalyst
 Exclusive Newspaper
 Accra Times
 Daily Post
 ABC News
 Ghanaian Lens
 The Herald
 Daily Guide
 Crystal Clear Lens
 Daily Searchlight
 Telegraphghana.com
 Stormonlinenews.com
 Asempanews.com
 The Chronicle
 Newsghana.com.gh
 Inghananewstoday.com
 The Custodian
 The New Punch
 Businessweekghana.com

SIGNED……..

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BEN ASSOROW
Chairman, PRINPAG
Elections Committee
0244 274 186

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