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24.09.2021 Headlines

Yendi MCE nominee Alhaji Yussuf Abubakar rejected

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Yendi MCE nominee Alhaji Yussuf Abubakar rejected
LISTEN SEP 24, 2021

The nominee for the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) position in the Yendi Municipality, Alhaji Ahmed Yussuf Abubakar has been rejected, Modernghana News can report.

He failed to obtain two thirds of the total votes.

Twenty one assembly members voted YES representing 51% while 20 of them voted NO representing 48%.

The President's nominee was supposed to secure 28 votes out of the 41 vote cast to guarantee his confirmation.

With no surprise at all, the rejection of the nominee could be just one of over many that will be recorded in the coming weeks.

Already, the first of the 260 MMDCE nominees has been rejected.

As reported by Modernghana News, Bismark Baisie Nkum was on Thursday, September 23, 2021, approved to serve as the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Gomoa West District in the Central Region after approval.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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