President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed 212 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) across the country.
MMDCEs are nominated by the President pursuant to Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Act 462.
They are also mandated per law to be approved by majority of the members of the assembly.
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama at a press conference urged Ghanaians to support their MMDCEs.
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According to her, the 212 appointees are “capable men and women with expertise, experience and temperament to head the Assemblies and inspire a new era of rapid development in our country.”
The Nana Addo administration’s long-term plan for MMDCEs and local government is to have them elected.
She said “It is the wish of the President that those who were not named will appreciate that there are other positions they may be called upon to serve in the interest of the nation.”
President Nana Akufo-Addo, during his campaign for office, promised Ghanaians they would be electing their MMDCEs in 2018.
Below is a list the women appointed as MMDCEs:
Martina Appiah-Nyantakyi – Ahafo Ano North
Beatrice Serwah Derkyi – Ejisu-Juaben
Mary Boatemaa Marfo – Sekyere East
Catherine Reckling – Sekyere South
Mary Okone – Banda
Mary Ameyaa – Dormaa West
Gifty Akosa Arthur – Nkoranza North
Diana Attaa-Kusiwaa – Nkoranza South
Evelyn Ama Kum-Richardson – Sunyani East
Charity Foriwaa Dwommoh – Tain
Felicia Aba Hagan – Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese
Justina Marigold Assan – Agona West
Florence Governor – Ayensuano
Comfort Asante – New Juaben
Margaret Darko – Suhum
Greater Accra region
Sarah Dugbakie Pobee – Ada East
Janet Tulasu Mensah – Ga East
Gladys Mann Dedey – La Dade Kotopon
Jennifer Dede Afagbedzi – La Nkwantanang Madina
Adjeley Twum Gyamrah – Ledzokuku-Kwowor
Alele Veronica Heming – Bole
Mariama Iddrisu – Sagnarigu
Hajia Ayishetu Seidu – Savelugu-Nanton
Hajia Amama Ayibu – Tolon
Upper East region
Victoria Ayamba – Bawku East
Agnes Anamoo – Nabdam
Zubeiru Abdulair – Pusiga
Upper West region
Nadi Sanda Imoro – Daffiama Bussie Issa
Katherine Lankono – Nadowli
Christine Bonbbanye-Amadu – Jirapa
Josephine Ohene Boateng – Adaklu
Millicent Kabuki Carboo – Biakoye
Ella Boateng – South Dayi
Henrietta Mary Eyison – Ahanta West
Martha Kwayie Manu – Juaboso
Helena Appiah – Wasa Amenfi West