The President’s nominee for Municipal Chief Executive for Sunyani, Mrs Evelyn Ama Richardson, has been overwhelmingly endorsed by Assembly members. She received a 100 percent endorsement.
49 assembly members voted to confirm the first woman nominated by President, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo Addo.
None of the assembly members voted no during a secret ballot which was overseen by the Electoral Commission.
Present at the confirmation were Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh; Member of Parliament for Sunyani East and Majority Chief Whip, Kwasi Asomah Cheremeh; Brong Ahafo regional Director of the Electoral Commission, George Gyabaah and Presiding Member for the Sunyani Municipal Assembly, Mr. Eric Ansu among others.
Mrs. Evelyn Ama Richardson indicated that she will work with all the assembly members to bring infrastructural development to Sunyani.
Two more nominees in the Brong Ahafo Region have also received 100 percent confirmation. They are: Ernest Kwarteng of Tano North and Alexander Gyan of Kintampo South.