Omane Aboagye, the newly elected Juaben MCE, taking the oath of office
AFTER SEVERAL failed attempts, the Juaben Municipal Assembly has finally elected a new Chief Executive and a Presiding Member (PM).
Omane Aboagye, the president’s nominee, polled all the 24 votes available during the Thursday’s election, held at Juaben to win the enviable seat.
Prior to that, Osei Tutu, who went unopposed after the two other contestants had stepped down, secured 79.3% votes to become the PM.
Her Lordship, Rosemary Afua Asante, Circuit Court Judge of Juaben, officially sworn in the newly elected MCE, attracting wild shouts of joy.
Omane Aboagye, who was beaming with smiles, thanked the assembly members for the confidence reposed in him, assuring to deliver.
According to him, he would practice an open-door and transparent administration where suggestions to transform Juaben will be welcomed.
He thanked the Juaben MP, Ama Pomaa Boateng, the Juaben Paramount Chief, Daasebre Otuo Serebour and NPP party members for their support.
As a reminder, the president’s first nominee for the Juaben MCE position, Alex Sarfo Kantanka, was rejected twice by the assembly members, leading to chaotic scenes.
Sarfo Kantanka, who was peeved over his rejection, was later on captured in a recorded video, demanding monies he claims to have paid to the assemblymen to confirm him.
By Thomas Awuah, Juaben