President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s District Chief Executive nominee for Akatsi North in the Volta Region, Mr. Simon Peter Ofosu has been confirmed by Assembly Members earlier this morning.
According to our reporter on the ground, out of the 18 total votes that were casted, Mr. Simon Peter Ofosu managed to get 13 YES votes and 4 NO Votes, with one Rejected ballot, satisfying the two-third majority constitutional requirement.
Mr. Simon Peter Ofosu was nominated after the Members of the Akatsi North District Assembly rejected the President’s first and second nominees Mr. Prosper Kofi Patu and. Mr. Goodman Paul Ayrah respectively.
Mr Prosper Patu and Mr. Paul Ayrah, both failed to secure the needed two-third majority at the first and second voting.
Prior to his nomination and confirmation as DCE for Akatsi North, Mr. Simon Peter Ofosu was the 2020 Parliamentary Candidate of the ruling New Patriotic Party in the Akatsi North Constituency.
He was a member of the 2016 Campaign Team and co-chaired the 2020 Campaign team of the party in the Akatsi North Constituency.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Ghana, Legon, an M.Phil in Development Studies, MA in Human Resource Management & Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.