Eighteen people have joined the race for Municipal/District Chief Executives (MDCEs) in three districts in the Eastern Region – Nsawam/Adoagyiri, Ayensuano and Upper West Akyem.
Mr. Samuel Ayeh Paye, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayensuano, who is a member of the Committee vetting the applicants confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Nsawam.
He said there was only one woman among them and gave her name as Ms. Ivy Dansowaa.
He indicated that things were being done transparently and that the best candidates would be appointed to bring discipline, efficiency and accountability in the management of the assemblies’ resources.
He said everything would be done to ensure that “we put our best foot forward”.