Residents of Nkwanta South Municipality in the Volta Region have expressed worry about the failure of assembly members to elect presiding member for the second time.
They described their current leaders as people who are not seeking the interest of the municipality, adding that the situation is hindering development in the area.
According to them, failure to choose presiding member for the second time is indirectly, an attempt to impede development in the municipality.
Nkwanta South was on Friday, August 3, unable to elect presiding member for the second time following the two aspirants’ inability to garner the required two-third votes needed to take up the position.
Out of 43 total votes cast, David Nabore, Assemblyman for Tutukpene West Electoral Area polled 21 votes while Issac Sewurah, Assemblyman for Breweniasi Electoral Area garnered 20 votes with 2 votes rejected.
Some assembly members who spoke with Obrempongba K. Owusu decried the situation. To them, it has the tendency to hinder development in the municipality.
Assemblyman for Tutukpene East, Denis Addae Jnr. advised colleague assembly members to forge ahead in unity to bring development to their electoral areas.
By: Obrempongba K. Owusu/voltaonlinegh.com