The Weija Gbawe Traditional Council has paid a courtesy call on the Greater Accra regional Minister, Ishmael Ashiety, in order to lobby for one Robert Nii Armah Tagoe, as Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the newly created Municipal Assembly.
The traditional leaders on Wednesday called on the minister and admonished him to lobby on their behalf so their favourite would be appointed.
Principal stool elder and spokesperson for the Traditional Council, Nii Kwatei told Rainbow Radio’s Fiifi Ankomah that, the one to be appointed for the newly created assembly, should be an illustrious son of the area.
The appointee he said should be accepted by all and well known and from what they have gathered and concluded, Robert Nii Armah Tagoe, remains the best choice.
He told our reporter that, the nominee who has been endorsed by the council, distinguished himself as a former Assembly Member for the area and also a son of the soil.
Robert Nii Armah Tagoe he added will work to ensure the one-district-one-factory policy of government is realized.
He expressed optimism the appointment of their candidate will help the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) fulfill their campaign promises in the municipality.
When asked the response from the minister, he told the reporter that, the minister told us he does not have any influence when it comes to the appointment of the MCE. However, he promised to convey our request to the president and will furnish us with any information when necessary.