Akufo-Addo appoints 24 new DCEs to replace sacked predecessors



President Akufo-Addo has appointed 24 new District Chief Executives (DCEs) to replace their predecessors who were sacked on Friday, February 2.

In a letter of revocation on Friday, February 2, the President explained his decision is in accordance with Article 243 (3) b of the Constitution and section 20 (3) (b) of the Local Government Act, 2014, (Act 936).

The sacked DCEs include Daniel Owuredu of Nkoranza North, Elizabeth Kaaki Mann of Ga East, Patrick Kumor of Weija-Gbawe, Alhaji Abdulai Adams of Pru East and Dorcas Elizabeth Amoah of Nzema East.

It is unclear why they are being sacked.

However, in a letter hours later, the President announced the announcement of 24 new DCEs to replace those who had been sacked.

The appointment letter signed on Saturday, February 3, said, the appointment is “pending their approval by their respective assemblies.”

They include Prince Dormaa Amoah of Ahafo Ano North, Samson Gbolu of Sene East, Felix Owusu Gyima of Nkwanta South and Jacob K Dumakawe among others.

Read the letter from the Presidency below:

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