Members of the Sunyani municipal assembly have on 5th May endorsed Mrs. Evelyn Ama Kumi Richardson by hundred percent to become the Municipal Chief Executive. The 49 assembly members voted to confirm the first woman to be nominated as a Chief Executive Officer of the Municipality by His Excellency President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo.
Present at the confirmation were Brong Ahafo region minister, Hon. Lawyer Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh, Member of Parliament for sunyani East and Majority Chief Whip Hon. Lawyer Kwasi Asomah Cheremeh, Brong Ahafo regional Director for electoral commission Mr. George Gyabaah, Municipal electoral officer Mr. Yaw Opoku, Presiding member for the Sunyani municipal assembly Mr. Eric Ansu et al.
Mrs. Richardson who before her nomination was the Matron at the Sunyani Technical University in an acceptance speech indicated that, she will work with all persons who matter at in the municipality to bring the needed development to Sunyani. She commended Nana Bosoma Asor Nkrawiri, chief of Sunyani traditional area, the media, and all supportive persons for their help. She added that she will champion the course of youth development most especially on the part of female by living an exemplary life of accountability and mentorship.
Some members of the assembly who spoke to kkbPortal said they are optimistic that Mrs Richardson will deliver if only she cooperates well with them. They pleaded with her to discharge her duty devoid of political favouritism and nepotism. She is among the 6 women nominated as MMDCES in the region out of the total of 27.

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