October 21, 2019

Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Collins Augustine Ntim has said the bill to ensure whether election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) should be elected would be high on the agenda when Parliament resumes.

Parliament would resume on Tuesday the October 22, 2019 for its third meeting of the third session of the seventh Parliament of the fourth Republic.

According the deputy minister despite the meeting being a budget meeting, the issue on bill as to whether to elect MMDCEs would be high on the agenda, with December 17, 2019 slated for the referendum.

As to whether he is prepared for Tuesday’s meeting, he said in an interview that as an MP and a deputy Minister he is prepared for the task ahead.

“I do not have the laxity as being only an MP, I am at the same time a deputy Minister and working, I am here attending the climate chance African summit at the Accra International Conference Centre”.

Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/ghanamps.com