Election of MMDCEs: Sunyani MCE urges Ghanaians to Vote ‘Yes’ in referendum


The Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Justina Owusu-Banahene, has called on Ghanaians especially Bono residents to vote ‘Yes’ in the upcoming referendum on the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) on December 17.

“Let us come out in our numbers to vote massively in order for us to choose our own Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs)” she said.

Hon. Justina Owusu-Banahene, in an interview with Sunyani based radio Metro 90.5FM,after “Vision Conference 2019” organised by CACI – Family Worship Center in Sunyani,urged all Ghanaians to take part in the exercise.

The power to choose who becomes the chief executive of an assembly or not, to a large extent, lies in the bosom of the President with the nominees requiring two-thirds of their respective assembly members voting to endorse their appointment.

The election of MMDCEs was a major campaign promise of the NPP in the run-up to the 2016 election.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has now settled on December 17, this year for the referendum on the election of metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs).

Earlier, the EC had fixed December 10, 2019, for the referendum.

Mrs Justina Owusu-Banahene, Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) who was the guest speaker for the program called on parents and guardians to invest in their children education.

“Our caring President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has introduced the Free Senior High School Policy,parents encourage and motive your children’s to lean hard for them to enjoy this good policy”she added.

She advised the youth to add good morals and ethics in what ever they do in life.

“You must have a vision, pray over it, work hard towards it and you will get there” she told the youth.

“In life, if you want to make it, you must have a vision,with all your certificates you must learn or have a skills by do something with your hands” Hon. Justina Owusu-Banahene said.

Source: Metro 90.5FM


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