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The Krowor Municipal Assembly in the Greater Accra Region has for the third time failed to confirm President Akufo-Addo’s nominee, Joshua Bortey as the Municipal Chief Executive for the Area.
Available information indicates that Krowor Municipal Assembly is the only Assembly in the country yet to elect its Chief Executive to steer the affairs of the area towards the path of socio-economic development.
In an election held in Accra and supervised by the Greater Accra Deputy Regional Director of the Electoral Commission, Angelina Tagoe, Bortey pulled four votes out of the total of 15 votes cast by Assembly Members.
GhanaNewsOnline.com.gh has gathered that the President’s nominee, failed in the process to secure the needed 2/3 majority required to for him to annex the position.
The failure of the Assembly Members to approve Bortey was greeted with disappointments and confusion from residents, well-wishers and family members of the nominee.
A cross-section of visibly angry residents who witnessed the voting process and its outcome noted that the inability to confirm the President’s nominee has stifle development and brought administration of the Assembly to a halt. They appealed to the Assembly Members to close their ranks and ponder over the development of the municipality and give Bortey the nod.
Source: Adovor Nuitifafa