Akufo-Addo names new MDCEs
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced the nomination of District and Municipal Chief Executives for some newly-created districts and municipalities across the country.
A statement signed by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, dated 18 July 2018 called on the respective Regional Ministers to liaise with the Regional Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process.
“His Excellency the President, in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Governance Act, Act 936, has nominated Municipal/District Chief Executives for the newly-created Municipal and District Assembly,” the statement said.
It added: “In view of the above, the respective Regional Ministers are kindly requested to liaise with the Regional Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process of the nominated Chief Executives in their regions.”