7 New MCEs sworn into office in Greater Accra

Seven out of the 10 nominated Municipal Chief Executives (MCEs) in the newly created assemblies in the Greater Accra Region have been sworn into office and charged to live up to the responsibilities, trust and the confidence reposed in them by their people. The MCEs are to serve the people in the various communities within […]

Ablekuma North, Ayawaso North MCEs Endorsed

Kofi Ofori popularly referred to as “Bella” and Mohammed Aminu Zakari have been confirmed as Municipal Chief Executives (MCEs) of the newly created Ablekuma North and Ayawaso North Municipal Assemblies respectively. It was a scene of wild jubilation among members and fans of the two new MCEs. At the Mount Calvary Cross Ministry at Darkuman, […]

Ayawaso West fails to approve President nominee

In a related development, scores of New Patriotic Party (NPP) faithful in the Ayawaso West Municipality were last Thursday left disappointed when the Assembly members failed to approve the Presidents nominee, Mrs. Sandra Owusu Ahenkorah, as the Municipal Chief Executive. She polled one yes vote, four against and one rejected vote representing 16.74 per cent. […]

Okaikwei North gets new MCE

Members of the Okaikwei North Municipal Assembly on Thursday endorsed the Presidents nominee, Nii Boye Laryea, as the Municipal Chief Executive of the area. He polled fourteen out of fourteen votes to get a 100 per cent record. The announcement drew wild cheers from the gathering which includes party faithful, chiefs, religious leaders and the […]

‘MMDCEs, directors will be sanctioned if …’

The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr. Ishmael Ashitey, has stressed that metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) and their coordinating directors who fail to meet key performance indicators for the development of their regions will be sanctioned. The indicators include strengthening the decentralisation system of governance, deepening democratic participation, providing leadership and policy direction […]

16 MMDAs Sign Performance Contract

SIXTEEN METROPOLITAN, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCE) including their coordinating Directors (MMDCD) within the Greater Accra Region on Monday signed a performance contract with the Greater Accra Regional coordinating Council (RCC).   The signing of the performance contract which took place at the RCC forms part of the Performance Management System of the Local […]

38 New Assemblies Inaugurated

The Greater Accra Regional Minister  Hon. Ishmael Ashitey inaugurated the Ablekuma North Municipal Assembly in Accra with a call on all stakeholders to serve and develop the Municipality and help build a better Ghana. He said this call would ensure effective and efficient decentralization through grass-root participation, better planning and improved service delivery in local […]

Signing of the Performance Agreement Contract in the Greater Accra Region

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and their respective Metropolitan, Municipal and District Coordinating Directors (MMDCDs) in the Greater Accra Region have signed the Performance Agreement Contracts. The Greater Accra Regional Minister in his statement mentioned that the key mechanism in the implementation of a Performance Management system is to achieve targets or set […]

National Service Personnel of the Local Government Service Secretariat On Familiarization Tour in the Regions

The Local Government Service Secretariat (LGSS) has organized a familiarization tour for the National Service Personnel who served at the Secretariat during the 2014/2015 service period. The tour which was part of the farewell package for the personnel took them to a number of Regional Co-ordinating Councils (RCCs), Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in […]

Assemblies Urged To Seek Professional Advice Before Entering Into Public Private Partnership Agreements

The Minister of State in charge of Public Private Partnership (PPP), Honorable Rashid Pelpuo, has urged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to seek advice from the Public Investment Division (PID) of the Ministry of Finance (MoF) before entering into such agreements. The Minister explained that this was to ensure that the citizenry benefited from […]