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Akufo-Addo sacks MCE for Hohoe

President Akufo-Addo has terminated the appointment of the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Hohoe Municipal Assembly in the Volta Region Daniel Noble Awumey.

This was contained in a letter signed by OB Amoah, the Minister of State at the Ministry of Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development citing constitutional and legislative provisions as the basis for the decision.

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“I wish to inform you that, in accordance with Article 243(3)(b) of the Constitution and Sections 20(3) (b) of the Local Government Act 2016 (Act 963). His Excellency the President of the Republic has revoked your appointment as Municipal Chief Executive of the Hohoe Municipal Assembly.

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“Consequently, you are to hand over your duties to the Hon. Regional Minister who will exercise oversight responsibility of the Municipal Assembly until the confirmation of a new Municipal Chief Executive.”

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“By a copy of this letter, the  Regional Minister is requested to take oversight responsibility of the Municipal Assembly pending the confirmation of a new Municipal Chief Executive,” the letter said.

Source: Asaase Radio

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