Mr Opoku Agyemang Bonsu the current Kwabre East Constituency Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), replaces Hon Osei Assibey Bonsu whose mandate as Municipal Chief Executive expires Friday October 8,2021.
Mr Opoku Agyemang Bonsu was endorsed by the Kwabre East Municipal Assembly Members at a meeting on Thursday morning October 7, 2021 at the Municipal Assembly Hall after He was deprived of support which unable him to meet the percentage of vote required to be officially accepted as MCE in his first attempt.
He was finally approved in the second time at a special general Assembly meeting in the early hours of Thursday to become the Municipal Chief Executive after able to secure the majority of the Members present.
Of the 43 total votes cast, HOAB as his abbreviated name, received massive endorsement as all the members voted YES giving him 100 per cent.
In his acceptance speech, Hon Opoku Agyemang Bonsu expressed gratitude to President Akufo-Addo, the NPP hierarchy and the Assembly members for the confidence reposed in him.
The MCE elect acknowledged the arduous task ahead of him of making Kwabre East the sustainable in the Ashanti Region and asked for the support and collaboration of all stakeholders to achieve the objective.
He admitted the fact that, roads in the Municipality are in deplorable state as compared to neighboring Municipal and District Assemblies around Kwabre East, adding it is the major challenge that he going to tackle it amicably.
With honest and humility the former Assembly Man for Ahwiaa-Ntaamu assured to work with the various stakeholders in the Municipality and will never disappoint the President and the People of the tasks reposed in him.
He said his doors were opened for constructive criticisms and appealed for the support and collaboration of all during his tenure.
Prior to the election, a letter from the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council RCC, was issued to terminate the appointment of some six government appointees.
For Heroesghnews, Rexkin Ohene Boateng Hello Fm Kumasi.