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Builsa North: NPP youth vandalize party office over DCE appointment

Some angry youth of the Builsa North constituency have vandalized the party office over the appointment of Mr.David Afoko as District Chief Executive nominee. The constituency Youth organizer, Mr. Achawie Johnson disclosed that the nominee was not a loyal and committed member of the party and did not also contribute to the fortunes of the party’s victory in the 2016 ...

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Arrest youth who vandalized party office – NPP Bawku West executives

Bawku West Constituency executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has asked the District Police Command to arrest irate youth who vandalized the party office and some offices of the district assembly on Tuesday, over rumors that Madam Victoria Ayamba was to be appointed as the District Chief Executive of the area. The irate youth said, they did not want the ...

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Tolon Regent rejects DCE nominee, Hajia Amama Shaibu

The Regent of Tolon, Retired Major Sulemana Abubakari, and some youth in the district, have rejected the President’s District Chief Executive nominee, Hajia Amama Shaibu for the Tolon district. Mr. Abubakari has served notice of a major political upheaval in the area, if President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo fails to rescind his decision.  According to him, his palace was not ...

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Akufo-Addo names 36 women out of 216 for MMDCE positions

36 of the 212 persons named by President Akufo-Addo to occupy the vacant positions of Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) across the country are women. This represents only 17% of the total list announced by the Minister for Local Government, Hajia Alima Mahama in Accra today [Wednesday]. The Brong Ahafo Region had the most number of women appointees ...

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Ameri’s hospitality didn’t influence us – Philip Addison

The leader of the committee tasked by government to look into the Ameri deal, Philip Addison, has rejected claims that Ameri’s hospitality extended them influenced their work. The committee had sent a delegation to Dubai on the invite of Ameri, which the New Patriotic Party government has accused of bloating a power agreement contract by about $150 million. But the Minority in ...

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Mpohor NPP youth threaten Nana Addo over DCE appointment

Tension is mounting in the Mpohor District of the Western Region, as irate NPP supporters issue a stern caution to the leadership of the NPP in the region and President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, not to name any other person as District Chief Executive aside a former Constituency Chairman, George Bernard Eshun. The supporters claim they are reliably informed that ...

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Akufo–Addo names 212 MMDCEs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has finally named 212 persons to fill the vacant positions of Chief Executives in the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDCEs) across the country. This was announced by the Minister for Local Government, Hajia Alima Mahama in Accra today [Wednesday]. Speaking on behalf of the President, the Minister called for calm among party members ...

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I didn’t promise DCE from Elubo – Jomoro MP

New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Jomoro in Western Region, Paul Essien, has denied promising that he was going to ensure that for the first time, a District Chief Executive is selected from the Elubo Township. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Mr. Essien said the speculation was only coming from a few trouble mongers. The MP also denied ...

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Bawku West: NPP supporters vandalise party office over DCE appointment

Angry supporters of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Bawku West Constituency of the Upper East Region on Tuesday evening, vandalized their party office and some departmental offices in the Zebilla district, over the alleged appointment of one Victoria Ayamba as the District Chief Executive for the area. Even though the President is yet to announce his nominees for ...

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Nana Addo to name MMDCE nominees today

President Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to announce his nominees for the remaining Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executive (MMDCEs) positions today [Wednesday]. But the months leading up to this announcement has seen supporters of the governing New Patriotic Party protest against any speculated choice of a Chief Executive they claim they cannot work with. Just yesterday [Tuesday] at Atiwa in the ...

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