Ahafo, Western and Western North were the only regions that did not produce any nominees for the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assembly, MMDA, positions released on Sunday, September 19, 2021.
The official list of persons nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to lead government business at the local level was released by Local Government Minister Dan Botwe at a press briefing held at the Ministry of Information.
Per GhanaWeb’s count, 36 women are in the running to occupy offices of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives, MMDCEs across 13 regions.
Greater Accra, Eastern and Ashanti regions produced eight, five and four nominees respectively while Central, Upper East and Upper West produced three nominees each.
The sector Minister, Dan Botwe, while addressing journalists said the released list has been forwarded to the various regional ministers.
He explained that regional ministers are now required to contact the elections management body, Electoral Commission, to commence processes for assembly elections on the various nominees.
See the full list of female nominees for the MMDAs:
Mariama Karley Amui – Ablekuma Central Municipal
Elizabeth Kawtsoo Tawiah Sackey – Accra Metropolitan
Sarah D. Pobee – Ada East D
Salma Mohammed Sani Adams – Ayawaso East M
Sandra Owusu Ahimkorah – Ayawaso West M
Elizabeth Kaakie Mann – Ga East M
Jennifer dede Afagbedzi – La Nkwantanan Madina M
Anna Adukwe Addo – Tema West Municipal
Martina Appiah Nyantakyi – Ahafo Ano North M
Rebecca Yeboah – Atwima Nwabiagya North D
Faustina Amissah – Obuasi East D
Catherine Reckling – Sekyere South D
Hanna Asamoah – Agona East D
Felicia Ntrakwah Amissah – Assin South D
Anita Love Obo Amissah – Awutu Senya West
Akosua Asabea Annah – Abuakwa South M
Victoria Adu – Birim Central M
Josephine Awuku Ansaa Inkoom – Ayensuano D
Comfort Asante – New Juaben North M
Margaret Darko – Suhum Municipality
Emelia Amefa Atadziamah – Agotime Ziope District
Millicent Karbuki Carboo – Biakoye D
Elizabeth Kessewaah Adjornor – Jasikan Munici
Louisa Acheampong – Tain District
Diana Attaa Kusiwaa – Nkoroanza East M
Hajia Ayishetu Seidu – Savelugu Muni
Zeweratu Mada Nashiru – Chereponi D
Rashidatu Mahama – East Mamprusi Municipal
Kathrine Lankono – Nadowli-Kaleo D
Christine Bombanye Amadu – Jirapa M
Ayisha Imoro Batong – Sissala West
Rita Atanga – Bongo D
Vida Anaab Akantagwire – Builsa North Municipal
Agnes Anamoo – Nabdam Di
Veronica Alele – Bole D
Losina Barikisu – Sawla-Tuna-Kalba D