The National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Ghana has elected the country's Para Powerlifting Association head Samson Deen as its new President.
It followed a keenly-contested election at the D G Hathiramani Sports Hall at the Accra Sports Stadium.
Deen polled seven votes against his opponent, Shabaan Mohammed, the technical director of the Ghana Cycling Association who received six.
After being sworn in by Madam Ester Akua Gyamfi, chairperson of the Ghana NPC's Elections Committee, Deen addressed the media and promised to bring good leadership by involving everyone with the passion to support disabled sports.
"Today marks the beginning of a fresh future and I am happy to lead a strong team to serve the nation," he said.
"I promise fairness, transparency and unity."
He added: "No divide and rules tactics with me.
"We are a family.
"Those days are over and we are going to work with support of the media to attract corporate Ghana and support from the people of Ghana.
"A new wind of success is blowing now on the NPC and we hope to focus on grabbing more medals at the Africa Games in Morocco and the Tokyo 2020 [Olympic] Games."
Fred Otu Lartey was elected vice-president, with the secretary post going to Peter Adjei and the role of treasurer to Evans Yeboah.
The four executive members elected were Philip Otuo, Ibrahim Sani, Twum Barima and Henry Kweku Nyanteh.