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Fulfill promise on election of MMDCEs – GGDP to gov’t

The Ghana Growth and Development Platform (GGDP), has reminded the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration on its promise to spearhead the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief executives (MMDCEs) during their tenure.

In reminding the party, the Platform also lauded the commitment of the new administration in ensuring that this is achieved to strengthen decentralization in the country.

In a statement signed by Nana Kwadwo Owusu, Interim Treasurer, the Platform also promised to commit to the agenda of deepening local governance.

“We look forward to a fruitful collaborative effort with the government, as well as other key stakeholders, on this as we work towards further decentralizing governance and deepening of our burgeoning democracy.

They also congratulated H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his election and inauguration as president of the Republic of Ghana, and wished him the very best in his tenure as president of the Republic.

Below is the group’s full statement Press Statement On The NPP’s Commitment to The Election of MMDCEs – Ghana Growth and Development Platform (GGDP) On the 27th of December 2016, while meeting chiefs of the Central Region House of Chiefs, then president-elect H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo reiterated the pledge by the NPP to organise popular elections for MMDCEs in 2018.

(Reference As a group, this is extremely heart-warming for us, coming off the back of a debate we organised in the run up to the 2016 election to make this an election issue, but we are of the view that the process should be hastened, giving the lull that has characterised its implementation.

(The report of the Constitutional Review Committee was completed and submitted to the government in December 2011.)






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