Democratic Party (DP) President Norbert Mao elected the new Secretary General of the Democrat Union of Africa (DUA).
“I’m honored to have been elected Secretary General of Democrat Union of Africa (DUA) in yesterday’s General Meeting,” Mao said on Saturday.
“I’m pleased to serve alongside eminent political leaders from ruling and opposition parties across Africa.”
He added: “Thank you @idualliance for the support to DUA.”
Mao and others will serve a three-year term.
DUA members elected new leaders during the organization’s General Meeting was held via Zoom.
The virtual meeting was attended by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo, Dua’s patron, who gave the keynote address.
Tundu Lissu, the flagbearer of Tanzanian opposition party Chadema in the ongoing elections, also addressed the meeting.
Members elected Namibian leader of opposition McHenry Venaani as Dua Chairman.
Venaani’s deputy will be John Boadu, the Secretary General of Ghana’s ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
Narend Singh from South Africa’s Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) is the new Treasurer.
Nick Salat of Kenya African National Union (KANU) will be the Vice Chairperson for the East African region, while Dr Elias Chakwera from Malawi’s Malawi Congress Party (MCP) will lead the Southern Africa block as Dua Vice Chairperson.
Dr Emmanuel Agbo from Nigeria’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be the Vice Chairperson for West Africa, while Rahhal El Makkaoui from Morocco’s Independence Party will be the Vice Chairperson for Northern Africa.