As many as 21 people have filed nominations in the Volta Region to contest the Council of State election slated for February 9. They include two females, of whom one is a traditional ruler and the other a journalist and social entrepreneur.
They are the Queenmother of Ho-Dome, Mama Atrato II, and Miss Shallom Abla Lumor.
The rest, all males, include Mr Isaac Kofi Sewura, teacher; Togbe Kantanato C.C Fifih, economist; Nana Obrimpong Kanya II, traditional ruler; Togbe Gbogbolulu II, civil servant; Mr Michael Ayibor, consultant; Rev. Dr Samuel Worlanyo Mensah, clergy and economist; Mr Benjamin Koffi Mishio, electrical technician engineer; and Togbe Ayite Duame II, civic educator and traditional ruler.
The others are Mr Edwin Lotsu Tukpeyi, entrepreneur; Mr Francis Albert Seth, chief legal expert on oil and gas; Togbe Nakakpo Dugbaza VIII, traditional ruler and ADR mediator; Mr Godisgood Amegashie, social analyst; Togbe Kotoku XI, teacher; Mr Augustine Hevi, self- employed; Mr John Adolph Azaglo, educationist; Mr Nelson Mawuli Gbadagba, entrepreneur; Prof. James Flolu, teacher; Mr Mawusi Tom, lawyer and management consultant; and Mr Frederick Kwame Gbeku, an accountant.