Some elected Assembly associates numbering 20 -two in the Tarkwa-Nsaem Municipal Assembly on Friday disclosed their intention to request authorized redress about the affirmation of their Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Benjamin Kessie.
Mr Paa Kwasi Ephriam, Assembly member for Kwabedu Electoral Space, explained to the media at a press briefing that they ended up prevented from exercising their franchise for the affirmation of the MCE by armed officers and men of the Ghana Law enforcement Service.
He claimed in the late several hours of Could 21, this yr, there were rumours in the Municipality that a assembly would be convened in the early hours of the next day to confirm the President’s nominee, Mr Kessie.
Mr Ephriam said upon getting the information and facts, the assembly associates mobilized on their own and rapidly contacted their Presiding Member, Mr Emmanuel Yalmon Gado who denied any expertise of the reported meeting.
In accordance to the assembly member, on Friday May well 22, at about 0600 hrs, the aggrieved assembly users gathered in entrance of the former Tarkwa-Nsuaem Assembly corridor as that was the location scheduled for the said assembly.
He claimed “When the Western Regional Minister, Mr Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah and some of our colleagues arrived the obligation bearers allowed them to enter the corridor, but when we tried to do identical they denied us from moving into the premises”.
Mr Ephriam explained it was unprofessional on the portion of the safety officers to act that way and explained the circumstance as unlucky.
Meanwhile, Mr Kessie has been confirmed as the MCE for Tarkwa-Nsuaem. Out of the 21 assembly associates who voted, 19 accredited his nomination even though there was just one voted against the nominee with one particular turned down ballot.