Date Created : 8/8/2017 5:25:26 AM : Story Author : Rosemary Afua Obeng Yeboah
Out of 35 assembly members present who voted, the MCE nominee polled 31 votes representing 97.1 percent, while 1 voted no.
The confirmation process was conducted by officials of the electoral commission and witnessed by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei-Mensah and some party executives.
Suzan Akomea after her overwhelming victory pledged to run an open door policy and called for the support and cooperation of all key stakeholders to harness both human and material resources to address the problems of the area.
“I shall endeavor to run an open door system of administration where the views, opinions and suggestions of all shall be taken into consideration, and accept constructive criticisms aimed at the development of the Municipality.”
“I shall also work with key shareholders for successful implementation of government’s socio-economic interventions such as the One District, One Factory, One Village One Dam, Free SHS, Plating for Food and Jobs among others in our quest to eradicate poverty.”
The Regional Minister, on his part, urged the new DCE ensure unity among members of the Assembly Members to help ensure the matching forward of the municipality.
Mr Osei-Mensah again advices the Assembly members also to work open heartedly with the New Municipal Chief Executive.
Madam Akomea prior to her appointment played a major role in New Patriotic Party’s UK branch.