Savelugu MCE assumes office amid heavy security

File photo: Savelugu-Nantong MCE

The Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu has today [Wednesday] been officially inducted into office under heavy security guard. A joint task-force from the Regional Security Council and the Municipal Security Committee escorted Hajia Ayishetu to her office. This is to enable her assume her lawful civic position as the Savelugu/Nantong Municipal Chief Executive. The decision was arrived at after ...

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Parliament must monitor public finances effectively – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the inability of Parliament to exercise effective oversight over the Executive arm of government, stressing that Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over public finances. “I belong to the group that feels strongly that our Parliament should be able to exercise full authority over our public finances,” President Akufo-Addo said during a speech delivered at an ...

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NPP will lose Savelugu-Nantong seat in 2020 if…- MP


The Member of Parliament for Savelugu, Mohammed Abdul Samed Gunu has said the rift between the appointed Municipal Chief Executive MCE of the area, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu and some aggrieved NPP constituency executives is likely to reduce their chances of winning the next elections. For the third consecutive time, the angry residents staged a demonstration against the MCE and have ...

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Hajia Alima begs angry Savelugu residents to accept MCE

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama

The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has called on residents of Savelugu to desist from continually preventing their Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) from working. The Minister also urged the media to do its part to educate the irate youth who have been protesting against the approved MCE. Speaking at a one-day National Validation Workshop on ...

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N/R: Group vows to prevent MCE from assuming office


A group of angry residents in Savelugu who staged a demonstration against the assumption of office of the elected Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu have vowed to prevent her from occupying the office even at the peril of their lives. According to them, she bribed assembly members to secure their mandate after her nomination by the President. A member ...

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NPP sweats over Sammy Awuku’s replacement


It is now almost certain that the National Youth Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, may not lead his party’s youth into the 2020 elections, which means the party is likely to miss its inspirational and charismatic youth leader in the 2020 elections. Awuku, who has been credited with building a formidable, but radical youth group ...

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Savelugu-Nantong residents protest against confirmed MCE

File photo: Savelugu-Nantong MCE

The Savelugu-Nantong Municipal Chief Executive, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, has been under siege since her confirmation. Some angry residents of the area opposed to her confirmation have vowed to resist any attempt to allow her work in the office. Hundreds of residents of the Savelugu-Nantong Municipality including some NPP constituency executives for the third time today (Monday), demonstrated against her confirmation. ...

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We’ll put Nana Addo on his toes – Haruna Iddrisu

Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu

The leader of the Minority in Parliament has assured supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that all one hundred and six members of the opposition caucus will work hard to put the Akufo Addo government on its toes. Addressing a charged crowd of party supporters at Ashaiman during its Silver jubilee celebration over the weekend,  Haruna Iddrisu indicated ...

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NPP already heading for defeat in 2020 – Asiedu Nketia


The National Democratic Congress (NDC) General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, believes there is already a deep-seated regret the New Patriotic Party was voted into power, although the administration is barely six months old. In Mr. Asiedu Nketia’s words: “today, every Ghanaian is denying voting for the NPP because they are overwhelmed with the bad governance.” He was speaking during a ...

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‘NPP has been consistent in its values unlike NDC’ – Rawlings


Former President Jerry John Rawlings has commended the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), for what he describes as the party’s “consistency” in holding onto its values. He believes the NPP, unlike the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has been very consistent in living by their principles. Mr. Rawlings believes that this quality contributed to the NPP’s victory in the 2016 general ...

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