Omanhene of Techiman cautions MMDCEs to be careful about praise singers

October 15, 2021 By 0 Comments


The Paramount Chief of Techiman Traditional Area, in the Bono East Region, Oseadeeyo Akumfi Ameyaw IV, has cautioned the new Municipal and District Chief Executives (MDCEs) to beware of party followers, family and friends hailing them following the appointments.

Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw observed that the people, who normally praise so loudly, are the same people who would call for your crucifixion when things go wrong.

Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw, who is also a Member of the Council of State, said this at his Palace when the new Chief Executives for the Techiman Municipal and Techiman North District assemblies paid a courtesy call on Nananom, following the confirmations by their respective assemblies.

The Techiman Omanhene, advising, urged members of the two assemblies to support the President’s representatives to succeed, and desist from the ‘pull him down’ syndrome, to enable them bring development to the area.

Oseadeayo Akumfi Ameyaw further advised the MDCEs across the country, not to lord themselves over the chiefs and people.

On their part, the two MDCEs, Benjamin Yaw Gyarko, MCE for Techiman, and his colleague in charge of the Techiman North District, Everson Addo Donkor, thanked nananom for their advice, with a firm pledge to deliver on the mandate given them.

Meanwhile, the Bono East Regional Minister, Mr. Kwasi Adu Gyan, has charged past Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives to support their successors in accelerating development in their respective areas.

He was speaking at the confirmation of the President’s nominees for Techiman North and South, graced by chiefs, party executives, and the two past MDCEs, John Donyinah and Peter Mensah.

Mr. Adu Gyan implored the traditional authorities to support the chief executives to enable them achieve the government’s vision.

The Techiman Municipal Chief Executive, Benjamin Yaw Gyarko, who garnered 39 yes votes out of the total 45 assembly members, representing 86.7%, expressed gratitude to God and President Akufo-Addo for giving him the opportunity to serve the people.

At Tuobodom, Mr Everson Addo Donkor, who secured the votes of 27 out of the 35 assembly members, representing 77.1%, assured the people of his readiness to serve.