Four District Chief Executives sacked

Ofosu Ampofo - Local Govt. Minister

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Friday announced in a statement the revocation of appointments of four District Chief Executives (DCEs).

The statement said by virtue of Section 243 (3) (b) of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana and Section 20 (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462, His Excellency the President had revoked the appointments of the four DCEs with immediate effect.

The four were Thomas Osei Bonsu, Asante Akim North Municipal Assembly, Thomas Kwakwah, Ahafo Ano South District Assembly, Sherif Nii Otoo Doodo, Ga South Municipal Assembly and Kwadwo Osei Asibey, Sunyani West District Assembly.

‘In the case of Mr. Kwadwo Osei Asibey, DCE for Sunyani West, H. E. the President has directed that he should be re-assigned to the Ghana Education Service to continue as a Director,’ the statement said.

The outgoing DCEs have been requested to properly handover to their respective Regional Ministers who will exercise oversight responsibility over the Districts.

Source: GNA

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