Herman Hesse Jnr heads Hearts supporters body

Author: George Ernest Asare
Newly elected chairman of Hearts Chapters Committee Herman Hesse Jnr (left) pose with other executive members after his victory

A PUBLIC servant with the Ghana Immigration Service, Mr Elvis Herman Hesse Jnr, was elected as chairman of the National Chapters Committee of Accra Hearts of Oak on Saturday June 22, beating his closest challenger, Mr Lawrence Ofosu Agyare, by a margin of 87 votes at the polls held at the Civil Service Auditorium conference Hall in Accra.

Mr Hesse Jnr polled 244 of the total votes as against 157 by his opponent, representing an overwhelming nod by the delegates for him to lead the club’s supporters’ body.

The contest saw Madam Vincentia Kafui Deku elected as the Second Vice Chairman, polling twice as many votes as her closest rival, Mohammed Alhassan Musah, who had 130 votes as against 264 votes by the winner.

Nana Kwasi Ansong was elected as the National Organiser after a close contest which saw him beat his rival Mr Henry Harding by just 11 votes. While Nana Ansong had 203 votes, his opponent polled 192 votes.

Other winners on the day were Mr Jones Asante Mfodwo as Public Relations Officer; Mr Joe Salu (1st Vice Chairman), Mr Peter Maamah (General Secretary); Madam Zeinabu Salifu (Deputy General Secretary), Mr Abass Sule (1st Deputy National Organiser), Mr Addo Agyei Aikins (2nd Deputy National Organiser), Mr Osumanu Kasim Awal (1st Deputy PRO), Yussif Ntse Ismael (2nd Deputy PRO) and Madam Joana Addy (Financial Secretary).

In his acceptance speech, Mr Hesse Jnr thanked the delegates for the confidence reposed in him and gave an assurance that he would work closely with his new executive members and the management of Hearts to initiate programmes and policies that would restore the club to its glorious days