By El-Amisty Nobo|| Follow Amisty on twitter @ElAmistyNobo
Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee [GOC] and the Ghana Weightlifting Federation [GWF] has been elected unto the Executive chair of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation [CWF].
Mr. Nunoo Mensah pulled 26 out of 31 votes to be elected alongside three other Africans as Executive Board Members of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Federation.
This has increased. the credentials of Mr Nunoo Mensah, who is also an Executive Board Member of the Weightlifting Federation of Africa [WFA] and the President of the Ghana Olympic Committee [GOC] and the Commonwealth Games Association of Ghana [CGA-Ghana].
President of CWF, Dato Ong PohEng from Malaysia and Secretary General Paul Coffa from Australia went unopposed with Gary Marshall [New Zealand], Kevin du Plooy [South Africa], Tom Liaw [Singapore] and Jesmond Caruana [Malta] were elected as Vice Presidents.
Other members of the executive board elected were; Ms Della Shaw-Elder [Fiji], Dr Michael Irani [England], Ibrahim Bangura [Sierra Leone] and John Ogolla (Kenya).
The rest are; Philip Maunder [Australia] and Andrew Callender from Barbados.
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