Atiwa West Assembly retains Douglas Padi Amponsah as Presiding Member


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Edmund Quaynor / Janet Owusuwaa Ansah, GNA

Kwabeng(E/R), Jan.
24, GNA – The newly elected members of the Atiwa West District Asssembly were
inaugurated as part of the nationwide inauguration of the recently elected
district assembly members.

The new assembly was
inaugurated by Ms Joyce Opoku Boateng, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of
the Middle Belt Development Authority.

The Assembly later
elected the incumbent Presiding Member of the Assembly, Mr Douglas Padi
Amponsah as the Presiding Member of the Assembly.

At the close of
nominations, Mr Amponsah was the only nominee for the position and when an
election was conducted for his confirmation, he polled 23 out of the 25 ballots
cast with only two people rejecting his nomination.

Earlier in a
welcoming address, Mr Isaack Akomaning Asamoah, the District Chief Executive
(DCE) called on the new assembly members to collaborate with the technocrats to
promote the development of the district.

He commended the
members of the third session of the assembly for their high sense of commitment
and cooperation during their tenure of office.

Mr Asamoah advised
the former members of the assembly who could not come back to the assembly to
support in the development of the district.

He assured all
members of the last assembly that he would work hard to ensure that they got
their ex-gratia soon.