Akufo-Addo sacks 24 District Chief Executives

President Akufo-Addo nominates new MCEs and DCEs
President Akufo-Addo

In a communication dated February 2, 2024, President Nana Addo Dankwa has revoked the appointments of several District Chief Executives (DCEs) across various districts and municipalities in Ghana.

The revocation, by Article 243(3)(b) of the Constitution and Section 20(3)(b) of the Local Government Act, 2014 (Act 936), affects the following individuals:

NameDistrict/Municipality
Martina Appiah Nyantakyi Ano North
Nii Larteh OllenuAmansie West
Daniel OwureduNkoranza South
Alhaji Abdulai AdamsPru East
Gmasombe Jerome Kofi GyimahSene East
Joseph AidooAwutu Senya West
Samuel Kwame AgyekumAsuogyaman
Seth AsanteAtiwa West
Comfort AsanteNew Juaben North
Isaac Kwadzo Buabeng-Adoagyiri
Daniel Alexander Nii-Noi AdumuaAdentan
Mohammed Bashiru KamaraGa Central
Elizabeth Kaakie MannGa East
Patrick Kwesi Brako KumorWeija Gbawe
Rashida MahamaEast Mamprusi
Emmanuel Jalulah KajalKrachi West
Lenwah Bright Kwame
Losina BarikisuSawla-Tuna-Kalba
David Akologo AmoahBolga East
Tahiru Issahaku Ahmed West
Ayisha Batong HorSissala West
Seth Kwasi Agbi
Patrick Hockson AmpontengAmenfi Central
Dorcas Elizabeth AmoahNzema East

The President has directed the relevant authorities to give immediate effect to this directive and will nominate replacements in due course.

The letter was addressed to the Minister for Local Government, Decentralization, and Rural Development, Hon. Dan Botwe, with copies sent to the Vice President and the Chief of Staff.

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