The President of the republic of Ghana,Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,has re-nominated Maurice Jonas Woode,Alex Kwabena Sarfo Kantanka and Samuel Addai Agyekum for Akrofuom,Juaben Municipa and Sekyere Kumawu districts respectively for confirmation after they failed to secure 2/3 majority from their respective assembly members in the previous nomination.
Above was contained in a letter dated 12th October,2021 signed by Hon.Simon Osei-Mensah,the Ashanti regional Minister and copied to the District Coordinating Directors of the respective Assemblies.
The was letter entitled “NOMINATION OF METROPOLITAN,MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT CHIEF EXECUTIVES,AKROFUOM,JUABEN AND KUMAWU DISTRICTS IN THE ASHANTI”.
The Minister said in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and section20(1) of the local Governance Act,2016(Act 936) (as amended),His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana,has nominated the underlisted persons for confirmation and appointment as the Municipal and District Chief Executives of the following Assemblies in the Ashanti region;
1.Maurice Jonas Woode-Akrofuom District
2.Alex Kwabena Sarfo Kantanka-Juaben Municipal
3.Samuel Addai Agyekum-Sekyer Kumawu District
In view of this,the Presiding Members and Coordinating Directors of the affected Assemblies are respectively requesting to liaise with the Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process for the nominated Chief Executives.I count on your usual co-operation.