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03.11.2008 General News

Owusu Gyamerah confirmed Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive

By The Statesman

Members of Obuasi Municipal Assembly have confirmed Owusu Gyamerah as Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive.

All the 42 assembly members at an emergency meeting voted "Yes' in the presence of Emmanuel Asamoah Owusu-Ansah, Ashanti Regional Minister and Peter Kwabena Ameyaw, Adansi North District Chief Executive.

Mr Gyamerah 50, who holds Master's Degree in Philosophy (Mathematics, Education), is Head of Mathematics and Information, Communication and Technology, Department of Akrokerri College of Education.

Mr Owusu-Ansah commended the assembly members for the honour and respect accorded   the executive arm of government which had ensured a smooth approval of the nominee.

He said the confirmation had placed much responsibility on Mr Gyamerah"s shoulders and should work with much respect to the assembly members, staff, heads of departments and the people.

Mr Owusu-Ansah urged him to endeavour to ensure unity among them to work as a team to develop the municipality.

He advised the assembly members to be involved in the administration of the assembly's activities for the benefit of the citizenry.

Mr Gyamerah said the assembly members had demonstrated that they were ready to work with him and pledged an open door administration without discrimination.

He reminded them of the challenges ahead adding, 'with great sense of unity, we can achieve our goals'.

Mr Gyamerah stressed the need for fairness in the provision of development projects in the municipality and opinion leaders would be involved in the supervision of the projects. GNA