The first of 260 nominated metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) has been approved by assembly members.
On Thursday, September 23, Bismark Baisie Nkum was approved as Chief Executive for Gomoa West District after he polled 39 out of 52 votes cast.
He was renominated as a DCE by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Coincidentally, he is the President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG).
Among personalities at the elections was Minister of Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.
Today, I worked in the Central Region as part of my duty tours. I began my day from the Gomoa West District Assemby, where the first DCE was approved. I later paid a courtesy call on Osaberima Kwesi Atta II to discuss Government developmental projects in the region. pic.twitter.com/FHS9Nkr2Ze
— Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (@konkrumah) September 23, 2021
Other assemblies are expected to start voting on the nominated MMDCEs.
The Bawku Naaba, Asigri Azorka Abugrago ll, on Thursday called for a first-round approval of all six nominated MDCEs within his jurisdiction.
They had called on him at his palace.
Upper West Regional Coordinating Council has set Thursday, September 30 to start voting on the chief executive nominees for municipal and district assemblies in the region.