Albert Dwumfour wins as GJA elects new leaders

Albert K. Dwumfour is new GJA President [Photo Credit: CNR]

Journalists across the country have elected a new set of leaders to pilot the affairs of the Ghana Journalists Association, GJA for the next four years.

Media consultant and Head of Corporate Affairs at the Tobinco Group of Companies, Albert Dwumfour was elected president of the GJA in a boring election on Friday (June 24).

He polled 233 votes, beating Communications Consultant, Gayhart Mensah and Editor of the Ghanaian Times and former General Secretary of the GJA, Dave Agbenu, who got 181 and 142 respectively.

Over 800 members of the GJA cast their ballots today, June 24, 2022, to elect the new national and regional executives.

The Vice-President position was contested solely by the incumbent, Linda Asante Agyei while Audrey Dekalu also went unopposed for the Treasurer position.

Kofi Yeboah was elected the General Secretary, beating a new entrant; Akwasi Agyemang of Adom FM.

New entrant Dominic Hlordzi of GTV won the National Organising Secretary race, beating long-time crime reporter and current Foreign and Supplements Editor of the Daily Graphic, Mary Mensah.


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