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MPs, DCEs should ensure cordial relationship in the districts---Ho W/ DCE

The unhealthy rivalry between lawmakers and Chief Executives at the various assemblies became a topical issue at the just ended public hearing of the Public Account Committee meeting. 
District Chief of Executive for Ho West, Ernest Victor Apau   told the Committee he has the best of relation with his Member of Parliament as far as pushing agenda for the development of the District is concerned; he involves him in every activities of the Assembly. 

In an interview with journalists, he noted that he is not aware of problems between DCEs and MPs, adding that  in his case he does not have a problem with his MP unless he is given evidence of problems MPs have with DCEs in other Districts.

“We have been established by law and each person has a role to play in the total development agenda that we pushing, we should engage each other the more in a very decent way, if we are considering development of the District”.

On the issue of the MPs Common Fund, he noted that the funds is the tax payers money and it is the duty of the DCEs to ensure that the money is used judiciously and the duty of the MP to engage the DCE to ensure that all the time the relationship is better.

“It is better if we are seen more united it gives a positive signal to the watching and listening public”, he said.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com

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