Some of the aggrieved assembly members of the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municial Assembly walked out from the first general assembly meeting when the Municiopal Chief Executive Hon Benjamin Kesse stood to read his sessional address to the members.

About four of them walked out because they do not accept Hon Ben Kesse as the Municipal Chief Executive. They however came back to the hall after the MCE had finish his address.
These people who walked out were part of the 21 assembly members who were denied from exercising their franchise during to the confirmation of Ben Kesse as the MCE for Tarkwa.
They have subsequently sued the MCE together with the presiding member at the Tarkwa High Court.
Speaking in an interview, the leader of the embattled assembly members, Hon Samuel Paa Kwasi Ephraim said, the municipal chief executive found his way to the highest seat in the municipality through the backdoor.
According to him, until the Tarkwa High Court comes out with the verdict of the case in court, they will not accept Hon Ben Kesse as the municipal Chief Executive.
But the municipal Chief Executive, Hon Ben Kesse is not worried at all. According to him, this forms part of democracy. He added that their return to the assembly hall after his address indicates that their different ways to do things which can bring the expected result.
Speaking in an interview, the MCE said because the assembly had not met for a long time there are backlog of activities the assembly has to look at. Notable among them are the installation of traffic light, road construction, community developments among others.
The Presiding Member Hon Emmanuel Gado congratulated all elected assembly members and urged them to work hard for the development of the municipality.
Source: Tetteh
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