Physically challenged presides over Sunyani West Assembly

Odomase, (B/A)� The Sunyani West District Assembly has elected Mr Bernard Oduro Takyi, a physically challenged as its new Presiding Member (PM).

Mr Takyi polled 40 votes to beat his only contender Mr Amankwaa Agyare, 12 votes, in an election conducted and supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC) at Odomase, the district capital.

Five of the assembly members were absent.

Mr Takyi, who is the Assemblyman for Kwatire Electoral Area, thanked the assembly members for the confidence reposed in him, and pledged to work hard for the development of the district.

He advised the Assembly members to bury their differences, and guard against partisanship for the purpose of development.

Martin Obeng, the Sunyani West District Chief Executive expressed his readiness to work in harmony with the new PM and advised the assembly members to do same.

Source: Ghana News Agency

   

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