Akufo-Addo nominates Ofosu Simon Peter as DCE for Akatsi North District

Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter
Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter

The office of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has nominated Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter as the District Chief Executive for the Akatsi North District Assembly in the Volta Region.

According to a letter addressed to the Akatsi North District Coordinating Director by the Volta Regional Minister Dr. Yao Archibald Letsa in confirmation of the nomination said, Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter’s nomination was in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20 of the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936) (as amended).

The Regional Minister acting on the authority of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council and on behalf of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has therefore directed the Akatsi North District Assembly to liaise with the Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process of the nominee in accordance with the above mentioned statutes.

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The letter said, “We refer to Ministry of Local Government Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) letter No. SCR/GA100:315/01 on the above subject dated 17th January, 2022”

“His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana in accordance with Article 243 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20 of the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936) (as amended) has nominated OFOSU SIMON PETER as the District Chief Executive for Akatsi North District Assembly.”

“In view of the above, you are requested to bring the nomination to the attention of the Assembly and liaise with the Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process of the nominee in accordance with the above mentioned statutes.”

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Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter, prior to his nominee serves as the Training Officer for the South Tongu District Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES).

He was a 2020 Parliamentary Candidate for the Akatsi North Constituency on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the December 2020 General Elections.

He also served in different capacities of the party, other cooperate institutions, community groups and others.

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Mr. Ofosu Simon Peter’s nomination came after Assembly Members of the Akatsi North District Assembly rejected two different nominees thus Mr. Prosper Patu and Mr. Paul Ayrah of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the office of the Akatsi North DCE.

Mr. Prosper Patu, was rejected on two different occasions likewise Mr. Paul Ayrah.

The people believe that, he is the messiah of their time to serve the Akatsi North District Assembly as DCE to bring development to the area. Congratulations Mr. Simon Peter Kofi Ofosu.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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