Some 12 MMDCEs have been nominated by President John Mahama
President John Dramani Mahama has nominated some twelve Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives for various districts across the country.
A statement by the Local Government ministry stated that the nominations were made in accordance with article 243(1) of the 1992 constitution and section 10(1) of the Local Government Act, Act 462.
The nominees are; Paul Kingsley Averu Aweh for the Asanti Akyem North District Assembly, Yussif Haruna, Offinso South Municipal Assembly, Emmanuel Williams Amoako Sekyere, Kumawu District Assembly, Kwadwo Adei, Sekyere East District Assembly and Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko for the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly all in the Ashanti region.
The rest are Francis Kofi Ayikwei Tagoe for Effutu Municipal Assembly and Moses Jehu Appiah representing the Gomoa East District Assembly in the Central region.
Others include George Mensah Akpalu for the West Akim Municipal Assembly, Ben Ohene Ayeh Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly and Kwabena Okyere Kusi for the New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern region.
The president also nominated Casmir Rockson Addo-Mensah for the Biakoye District Assembly and Peter Worlanyo Abomah for the Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta region.