Agona West, Ada assmblies endorse DCEs

Members of the Agona West Municipal Assembly have approved Samuel Oppong, as the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) after President John Dramani Mahama re-appointed him.

Mr. Oppong polled 31 voters as against 12 when the 43 assembly members present cast their ballot papers.

In the initial voting the MCE obtained the mandatory two-third majority votes as 27 members of the House voted in favour as against 16 in another round.

The election was supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC).

Speaking after the endorsement, Rickets Kweku Hagan, Central Regional Minister, urged the members of the assembly to stay focused to ensure peace and stability.

He called on the MCE to desist from acts that can create confusion among the party members and Agona West Assembly.

The Regional Minister said the first rejection at his election indicated that all was not well with some members and asked the MCE to make amends to ensure the smooth administration of the office.

Relatedly. a retired accountant, George Foahteye Agate Maatey Teye, was elected as the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Ada West in the Greater Accra Region.
He polled 14 votes out of 21 votes.


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