Tuesday , 30 May 2017

POLITICS

Ada youth appeal to President Akufo-Addo over sacked Ada East District appointees

Leaders of Ada Youth for Development addressing the media at the press conference

The Ada Youth for Development, a non-governmental organisation composed of the youth of Ada on Thursday May 18, 2017 held a press conference at the forecourt of Radio Ada at Big-Ada to express their grievances over the dismissal of nine government appointees to the Ada East District Assembly following the rejection of the president’s nominee for District Chief Executive, Hon. ... Read More »

Greater Accra Minister swears-in endorsed DCEs

Greater Accra DCEs sworn in

Greater Accra Region’s newly confirmed District Chief Executives (DCEs) were sworn into office by the Regional Minster, Hon. Ishmael Ashitey at the Regional Coordinating Council on Wednesday. A host of DCEs who were endorsed over the past two weeks including that of Ada West, Hon. A. L. Akrofi and Ningo-Prampram, Hon. Jonathan Doku. More to follow….   Read More »

Only brilliant students will enjoy free SHS – Education Minister

Mattew Opoku Prempeh - Minister of Education

Only students who pass their examination will have the opportunity to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy in September, the Education Minister has revealed. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, students who fail at the basic education level will not benefit from the policy as government readies to roll it out. The Free SHS policy was a major campaign promise of ... Read More »

Sarah Pobee: Ada East reject DCE nominee

Hon Sarah Pobee all smiles on arrival at the District Assembly for her DCE endorsement which didn't go well

The District Chief Executive nominee for Ada East in the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee has failed to get the required number of votes to be endorsed as the substantive CE for the area after assembly members unilaterally decided against her candidature on Monday. A total of 23 members vote no to the paltry 13 which endorsed her ... Read More »

PHOTOS: A. L. Akrofi endorsed new DCE for Ada West

Support of the people: Hon. A. L. Akrofi in a memorable pose with Groupe Ideal CEO an Council of State member, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani and others after the programme

A.L. Akrofi, the District Chief Executive (DCE) nominee for Ada West District was on Thursday afternoon unanimously confirmed to the position in Sege. Hon. Akrofi received a rapturous acclamation by assembly members as the substantive District Chief Executive, with an overwhelming 100% endorsement. Among the dignitaries who grace the occasion were the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Hon. Ishmael Ashitey, CEO ... Read More »

Jonathan Doku receives 100% approval to become new Ningo-Prampram DCE

Jonathan Doku delivers maiden address after receiving overwhelming endorsement to become the new District Chief Executive of Ningo-Prampram

News just coming in indicates that Jonathan Paanii Doku, the DCE nominee for Ningo-Prampram, has just been confirmed as the substantive District Chief Executive for Ningo-Prampram District. He got an overwhelming 100% endorsement from the assembly members during the voting on Friday afternoon. Stay glued to adacommunityonline.com for more details including pictures. Read More »

A. L. Akrofi gets 100% endorsement as new DCE for Ada West

A L Akrofi delivers maiden speech to thank  assemblymembers following his confirmation as DCE for Sege

A.L. Akrofi, the District Chief Executive (DCE) nominee for Ada West District was on Thursday afternoon unanimously confirmed to the position in Sege. Hon. Akrofi received a rapturous acclamation by assembly members as the substantive District Chief Executive, with an overwhelming 100% endorsement. A renowned educationist, banker and administrator, Mr. Akrofi was nominated by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo last ... Read More »

Ada East DCE appointment: Sarah deseved it!

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - District Chief Executive nominee, Ada East

Surfing the Internet, I stumbled upon an article written by one gentleman, expressing his chagrin about the District Chief executive DCE appointed for his area. He questions and laments why Ms Dugbakie is given the nod, despite being underdog in the race, and also one with the least academic qualification amongst all the candidates who vied for the position. In ... Read More »

Ada East DCE: Nana Addo, why Sarah?

President Akufo-Addo

By Ephraim Teye Spines, concerned citizen of Ada. Article 243 of the constitution provides that there shall be a District Chief Executive for every district. The Chief Executive then becomes the chief representative of the central government in the district. I also know for sure that a district is a versatile multi-faceted ‘entity’ which needs a strong leader, both academically ... Read More »

Sarah Pobee and A.L. Akrofi appointed DCEs for Ada East and West

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - District Chief Executive nominee, Ada East

The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, per the provisions of the constitution, has nominated A. L Akrofi and Sarah Pobee as the DCEs for the Ada East and West districts respectively. Their nominations is however subject to confirmation by the respective district assemblies through a voting process which is to be held within 21 days from the day of announcement. ... Read More »