HON. ALBERT BOAKYE OKYERE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED AS THE MUNICIPAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF ASHAIMAN
Hon. Albert Boakye Okyere has been confirmed as the Municipal Chief Executive of Ashaiman. He polled 24 votes out of 25 Assembly members who voted representing 96 percent of the valid votes cast, one vote was declared spoilt by the electoral Commission who conducted the election.
In His victory speech, Hon Albert Boakye Okyere expressed gratitude to the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo for re-nominating him to continue to execute the agenda of the government towards national development, strengthening the democratic pillars of Ashaiman Municipality.
“I will run an open-door policy engage strategic stakeholders, including traditional leaders, politicians across the divide and traders for the development of Ashaiman”.
He stressed that Ashaiman could not develop without unity, saying all Assembly members including the government appointees must put aside their various political colors and help build Ashaiman to the benefit of the residents in the Municipality.
On security, Hon Okyere stated that the security services within the Municipality made several gains adding that Ashaiman, which was tagged as a violent Municipality, now had a new image due to involvement of stakeholders in crime precaution.
The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon Henry Quartey who was a Special Guest for the occasion commanded the Assembly members for ensuring peaceful election. He urged them to continue to collaborate with the stakeholders in the Municipality to prioritize the development of Ashaiman over partisan politics.
He advised the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon Albert Boakye Okyere to work together with Assembly members to address the challenges facing the community/Assembly.
In an overwhelming show of support, the event was attended by the Regent of Ashaiman Nii Anang Adzor, traditional leaders, Opinion Leaders, Market Women, Religious Leaders, Personnel from the Security Agencies, Leaders of Political Parties and some sympathizers. Also at the event were the Member of Parliament for Ashaiman Hon. Ernest Norgbey, former MCE for Ashaiman Hon. Numo Asinortey Addision, and MCE for Ablekuma North Hon. Kofi Ofori.