INAUGURATION OF THE 9TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE KADJEBI DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

The District, as outlined in the Local Governance Act of 2016 (Act 936), invests the Assembly with the highest Political and Administrative authority, encompassing Deliberative, Executive, and Legislative roles. Its primary duty is to oversee the holistic development of the District.

In line with the provisions of the Local Governance Act, Act 2016 (Act 936), the Kadjebi District Assembly inaugurated its 9th General Assembly. The inaugural ceremony was attended by various dignitaries, including the District Chief Executive, Hon. Wilson Agbanyo; District Coordinating Director, Mr. Cletus Chevure, who also serves as the Secretary to the Assembly; Chief Director of the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Mr. Noah Tumfo; Heads of Department/Units/Agencies of Kadjebi District; The District Magistrate; The District Electoral Officers; Assembly Members Elect and Government Appointees; Nananom; Service Commanders, among others.

During his opening address, the District Chief Executive congratulated both elected and appointed Assembly members for their dedication and diligence, which earned them the trust of their electorates and appointing authorities, respectively. He reminded elected Assembly Members of their four-year mandate to serve their constituents effectively, urging them to familiarize themselves with Act 936 of 2016 and the Model Standing Orders to guide their service delivery for community and district development.

Regarding Government Appointees, he emphasized the importance of leveraging their professional expertise to contribute to the Assembly’s development. He cautioned against involvement in chieftaincy matters, urging them to collaborate with local chiefs and elders to garner support for fulfilling their mandates.

The ceremony concluded with the administration of the oath of office, oath of secrecy, and the election of the Presiding Member.

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