President Akufo Addo has nominated former Deputy Higher Accra Regional Minister, Elizabeth Sackey as Mayor of Accra. She is going to take over from Adjei Sowah, who has been serving in that place since 2017. Her identify was on the listing of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives launched by the Minister for
Native Authorities, Dan Botwe on Sunday, September 19. Previous to the listing being made public, some NPP youth in Odododiodoo constituency staged demonstration on Saturday, September 18, to specific their displeasure. The Ghana Police Service subsequently arrested 4 leaders of the demonstration. The outgoing Mayor, Mr
Mohammed Adjei Sowah, later condemned the mentioned demonstration. He additionally disassociated himself from the incident and urged his supporters to respect determination of President Akufo-Addo. In a press release, he declared his assist for whoever President Akufo-Addo nominates. We must always acknowledge President’s authority to appoint
people of his alternative to advertise his agenda, and it’s our obligation to assist the appointees to succeed. I completely assist all of the President’s nominations and decide to proceed to work in direction of the event of the nation, he mentioned.
About Elizabeth Sackey
Elizabeth Sackey was a former MP for Okaikwei North on the ticket of the NPP. She hails from Asere-Accra within the Higher Accra Area and was born on Could 6, 1958. An economist, she holds Certificates in Advertising, which she obtained in 2003. As a banker, she labored with GCB as Chief Clerk earlier than changing into an MP.