President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo’s District Chief Govt (DCE) nominee for Ellembelle within the Western Area, Kwasi Bonzoh, couldn’t safe the requisite two-thirds majority votes by the native meeting to be confirmed.
At an election held on Thursday, September 30, 2021, he polled 27 out of the full 52 votes forged.
Three ballots had been rejected.
The election was noticed by key individuals together with the Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, the Member of Parliament (MP) for the realm, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah and the Regional chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Social gathering, Francis Ndede Siah.
The Western Regional Director of the Electoral Fee, Angelina Tagoe, saying the outcomes defined that for the reason that nominee polled over 50% of the full votes forged, there shall be a second spherical of the voting inside 10 days after the primary voting.
Previous to the voting, the appointment of 4 of the federal government appointed meeting members had been revoked and changed with 4 completely different folks.
Initially, the transfer didn’t go down effectively with among the meeting members who insisted that the regulation stipulates that the meeting members ought to provoke the elimination of any of the members based mostly on some causes.
Nonetheless, the Regional Minister defined that, that regulation has been amended and that the president has the discretionary powers to revoke the appointment of any of his appointees.
Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah earlier appealed to the meeting members to conduct the train in a peacefully method including “You’ve performed this a number of instances and I consider this one won’t be something completely different”.
From Emmanuel Opoku, Nkroful