The newly sworn-in Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Bolgatanga, Rex Asanga has expressed his gratitude to assembly members of the municipality for giving him a 100-percent endorsement thus, making him the first MCE nominee for the municipality to have received such an overwhelming endorsement.
On Thursday September 30, 2021, all 39 elected and appointed assembly members present voted YES; representing a 100 percent endorsement for Mr Asanga.
This, makes him the first Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive nominee to have obtained such a prodigious confirmation.
Mr Asanga told host of DayBreak Upper East, Samuel on Friday October 1, 2021 that though before the confirmation ceremony, he was not certain about what could happen but after the process, he was exceedingly happy the assembly members were unanimous in confirming him.
Delivering his acceptance speech on the day of his confirmation, Mr Asanga thanked president Akufo-Addo for reposing confidence in him and pledged to work hard for the full development of the municipality.
“I wish to assure the members of this house and all stakeholders of my belief in partnership, participatory and inclusive development. So, one will be left out in our efforts to move the development of our municipality forward”, Asanga said.