Odeefuo Afankwa III, supreme leader of the traditional Breman Essiam zone, emerged victorious in the Council of State elections held in Cape Coast on Friday.
He received 31 votes out of a total of 44 votes, beating six other candidates in his candidacy for the post of regional representative of the Council of State.
He was followed by Mr. Kwesi Eyi Acquah with 13 votes, while Mr. Timothy Isaac Nana Bonful, Mr. Timothy Ebo Essandoh and Mr. Badu-Prah Peter Armstrong King each had no votes.
Mr. Nkyi Kwame Patrick and Mr. Nana Kweku Awuku withdrew from the competition. Odeefuo Afankwa, 50, said his vision was to push for the development of the region and to ensure that local government actors have sufficient resources to work effectively.