Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib, the CEO of the Coastal Development Authority (CoDA), has been voted as the Deputy Secretary-General of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC).
The President of the National Triathlon Federation, Bawa Fuseini, was defeated by the CoDA boss to win the spot.
Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib earned 44 votes while his opponent Bawa Fuseini earned 19 of the votes cast.
The politician comes into the GOC after his election as the President of the Ghana Weightlifting Federation.
Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib, who is a member of Ben Nunoo-Mensah’s camp, is expected to combine his work as the boss of CoDA along with GOC duties.
Elections results below:
1.Richard Akpokavie Esq – Hockey 28
2.Ben Nunoo Mensah – Weightlifting 35**
1.Mawuko Afadzinu – Table Tennis 26
2.Paul Atchoe – Volleyball 37***
Evans Yeboah – Badminton 12
Frederick Otu Lartey – Taekwondo 51***
Charles Osei Asibey – Armwrestling 23
Mohammed Mahadi – Fencing 40***
Richmond Quarcoo – Squash 22
Mohammed Sahnoon Esq – Cycling 41**
Deputy Secretary General
Hon. Ahmed Shaib – Weightlifting 44 *
Bawa Fuseini – Triathlon 19
Frederick Acheampong – Football 41*** Christopher Essilfie – Olympian 22
Isaac Aboagye Duah – Tennis 41
Christopher Darko – Amankrah – Athletics 22
Five Representatives elected from National Federation’s affiliates to the International Federations recognized by the IOC and whose sports are included in the Olympic programme:
Michael Aggrey – Golf
George Okoe Lamptey – Amateur Boxing
Albert Frimpong – Baseball
Emmanuel Tetteh – Judo
Delphina Quaye – Swimming
One elected member from a non-Olympic sports federation
Abdul Haye – Bodybuilding (unopposed)
One elected member from a National Federation affiliated to the GOC:
Samuel Ayer – SESSA 27
Dr.Bella Bello Bitugo – GUSA 36
Three other members elected by Congress:
Rev. Emmanuel Dzani Nikoi – Netball
Michael Nkow Ayeh – GES
Emmanuel O. Asare – Cricket