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N/R: MMDCEs sign performance contracts

Government has compelled all Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and their Coordinating Directors in the Northern Region to sign performance contracts. This directive is to propel them to fast-track the implementation of government’s pro-poor programmes such as the one-district, one factory, one-village, one dam and one-constituency, one million Dollars. The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Sa-eed officiated the exercise ...

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Help fight galamsey – Local Gov’t Minister to MMDCEs

The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to help in government’s fight against illegal small scale mining also known as galamsey, in the country. She also advised the MMDCEs to strive to overcome the developmental challenges in their respective areas by adopting modern strategies to generate ...

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Resign if you want to contest as MP – NPP to MMDCEs

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has directed all Metropolitan, Municipal, District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) who wish to contest as Parliamentary Candidates on the party’s ticket in the 2020 general elections to resign from their current positions in order to be eligible to contest. According to the General Secretary of the NPP, John Boadu, the resignation should be at least ...

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MMDCEs election: IDEG allays sabotage fears

The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), has allayed fears of possible sabotage if the election of Metropolitan, Municipal or (District Chief Executives) in the country, becomes a reality. At a seminar with officials of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), IDEG made a strong case for active partisan involvement in local governance which focuses on development. [contextly_sidebar id=”5qWZrzcrkPecikcKQ5AS0JZgMuDYpAEe”]The Executive Director of IDEG, ...

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IDEG meets NPP on election of MMDCEs

Dr. Kwesi Jonah, a Senior Research Fellow with the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG), is calling for the inclusion of chiefs in the governance of the country. “In terms of the chiefs, we may have to set up a different structure like the local development advisory committee which will have chiefs,” he said. [contextly_sidebar id=”mcrzEdouObEklnqS68qMvSWYIsgtsBB0″]He said they [IDEG] want to ...

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Adaklu finally gets DCE

The Adaklu District Assembly can now boast a substantial Chief Executive after assembly members have overwhelmingly endorsed the President’s latest nominee, Phanuel Kadey Donkoh. His approval on Friday was the fourth in series of attempts to get President’s nominee approved by the assembly after two nominees were rejected. The first nominee, Josephine Ohene-Boateng was outrightly rejected by assembly members. The second, Kate ...

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E/R MMDCEs schooled on oncology

A one-day seminar for Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives in the Eastern Region on an impending oncology training for community based nurses, has ended in the regional capital Koforidua, with a call on stakeholders to feature breast cancer prominently on their list of health priorities. The seminar, under the auspices of Breast Care International, was also attended by the ...

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Don’t fight with MPs – Akufo-Addo advises MMDCEs

Nana Akufo-Addo has advised the 199 approved Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to avoid conflicts with sitting Members of Parliament in their areas, as that frustrates the work of government. “A lot of the tension that arises in the districts and frustrates the work of government comes from the at times fractious relationship between Members of Parliament and ...

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Don’t be afraid of MMDCEs election – Nana Addo to appointees

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has asked all his Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) not to be anxious over the expected MMDCE elections planned to take off in 2018. According to him, the election will lead to a deepening of the country democracy as well as promote accountability. The President was speaking at an orientation event for newly appointed ...

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Elect MMDCEs or put up with the confusion – Nduom

The 2016 Presidential Candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), and President of Groupe Nduom, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has reiterated his call for the election and resourcing of Municipal, Metropolitan and District Chief Executives, MMDCEs, to ensure development at the local level. His comments come in the wake of recent developments, where there were a lot of agitation and ...

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