Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly
Twin City

Head of Local Government Service visit Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly

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    The head of local Government service of the Ministry of local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur has paid a working visit to the Sekondi -Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly. The visit, which formed part of his tour of the Western region, was to familiarize and interact with the staff of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) in the region as well as seek first -hand information on challenges and constraints faced by the MMDAS. In a meeting with management and staff of the Assembly, Hon. Nana Ato Arthur indicated that the office of the Local Government Service was very much committed to ensuring effective administration of decentralized Local Government System in the country by building the capacity of staff of the MMDAS for the achievement of a high standard of productivity. He further admonished Assemblies to share best practices amongst themselves through exchange programs. He called for staff of the Assembly to exhibit high professional standard in the discharge of their duties and eschew all forms of attitude that has the tendency of bringing the name of the Assembly into disrepute. He further cautioned staff members to abstain from active party politics and stay neutral as civil servants. " Your actions and in actions in one way or the other affects the smooth operation of the organization and therefore meddling in party politics will affect your reputation and make you unprofessional as a Local Government Staff ". On his part,the Metropolitan Chief Executive, Hon Anthony K.K. Sam appealed to the Local Government Service to aid the assembly with vehicles to boost its operations.


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