General Mosquito has overthrown incumbent National Chairman for the National Democratic Congress, Ofosu Ampofo.
Asiedu Nketiah won the Chairmanship race with 5,569 votes as against Ofosu Ampofo who had 2892 votes.
Before been elected as Chairman, Asiedu Nketiah has been in the General Secretary position for 17 years.
About Asiedu Nketiah
General Mosquito is 66 years. His political career started in 1989 when he was elected to represent Seikwa at the first Wenchi District Assembly.
Served as MP for Wenchi West Constituency for 12 years. He served on several Committees of parliament; Appointments Committee, Finance Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Chairman Mines and Energy Committee, and Minority spokesperson on Food, Agriculture, and Cocoa Affairs.
In the 2nd term of President Rawlings, he served as a Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture (Crops) from 1997 to 2001.
In 2005 in Koforidua, he succeeded Dr Josiah Aryeh to become the 3rd General Secretary of the NDC with almost 80% of the votes. He has been GS for 17 years, 2 terms in power, and 2 terms in opposition.
He is currently the NDC National Chairman.