New STMA Chief Executive confirmed

The President’s nominee for the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Chief Executive position, Capt. Retd. Anthony Cudjoe has been confirmed by members of the Assembly.

Seventy members, out of the 72, voted yes in confirmation of the nominee.

In his advice to the new MCE, the Western Regional Minister, Mr. Paul Evans Aidoo cautioned against partisanship in his administration, and ensure that qualified representation is reflected in the constitution of the sub-committees of the Assembly. This he said would be in recognition of the support and trust reposed in him.

He also admonished members of the Assembly to spare the new Metro Chief Executive of interference in the execution of his mandate.

Capt. Rtd. Anthony Cudjoe was grateful to the President, John Evans Atta Mills for the nomination and the Assembly for the massive support.

He noted that the 100 per cent of votes in his favor is a victory for the Assembly and also recognition of the challenges ahead of them as a united front. “Together, we will win the battle with a common destiny” he said.

He stated that the Assembly would need a lot of strategic planning and networking both within and outside the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly to achieve the better Ghana agenda.

Story: Joe Bright Nyarko/Aseda FM