President nominee for Walewale DCE receives 100% endorsement
The President nominee for the district chief executive position for West Mamprusi, David Wuni has received hundred percent confirmation by the assembly members of the Walewale district assembly.
The 41-year old professional teacher was overwhelminly endorsed by all the 41 members present. Assembly members in the district rejected the two term former member of parliament for the area, Alhaji Iddrisu Alidu Zakaria manage to get 11 votes.
The assembly members maintained until a neutral person is nominated, they would not confirm him.
The new DCE is believed to be unknown to many people in the area, hence his endorsement.
Addressing the assembly, the Walewale DCE elect, acknowledged the task ahead of him saying, it is enormous and promised to work hard to improve the living conditions of the people. He also promised to operate in an open door administration to ensure speedy development in the area.
The Northern Regionsl Minister Alhaji Mohammed-Muniru Limuna before the confirmation appealed to the assembly members not disgrace him like they did some three months ago.
The minister also told the assembly members that if they made him 'cry' they will also cry during the upcoming district level election schedule on 3 March 2015 where all of the assembly members are seeking re-election.
Alhaji Limuna advised the DCE elected to be people centered and not to allow himself to consume by the position he is occupying.
The election was supervised by the Deputy Regional Director of Electoral Commission, Benjamin Bayobio.
Earlier this month, the chief of Wungu traditional area, Wungu Naa, Alhaji Sulemana Saaka Zooni appealed to the president through the local government minister to appoint a DCE for west mamprusi district assembly.
The chief said the absence of the DCE is affecting the development of the area. The west mamprusi DCE was sack by the president last year.
But the Chief said the area needed a DCE who would facilitate the development of the West Mamprusi District.
The area according to the chief is bedevil with developmental problems including roads, water and agriculture implements.
Wungunaa made the appeal when the local government minister now chief of staff Julius Debra pay a curtsy call on him at his palace in Wungu.
The chief also urged the youth stop protesting against any person the president nominated. But the local government minister assured the chief that,government is in the process of selecting the DCE by the end of this week and true to his words Mr David Wuni was nominated without any protestation either from the Chiefs or the youth.