Two Chief executives have been relieved of their positions by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
They are Dennis Edward Aboagye, Municipal Chief Executive for Akwapim North in the Eastern Region and William Asante Bediako, District Chief Executive for Amansie South in the Ashanti Region.
A statement signed by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, indicated the President has subsequently nominated three persons for confirmation as Chief Executives by their respective local assemblies.
They are: Barima Awuah Sarpong Asiedu, Akwapim North and Clement Opoku Gyamfi, Amansie South District.
A third nominee, Abdul Mumim Issah is to replace Anthony K. K. Sam, the Sekondi Takoradi Municipal Chief Executive in the Western Region, who passed on in June 2020.
If confirmed, they would replace Anthony K. K. Sam, Sekondi Takoradi MCE, who passed on in June 2020, Mr Dennis Edward Aboagye, MCE, Akwapim North and Mr William Asante Bediako, DCE, Amansie South, respectively.
The statement noted that the nomination is in accordance with article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and section 20(1) of the Local Governance Act, Act 936.
The Minister, therefore, urged the respective Regional Ministers to liaise with the Regional Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process of the nominated Chief Executives.
The nominees need two-thirds of the votes cast by the members to be confirmed.