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Regional News of Monday, 4 March 2019


Local Government Minister inaugurates Kumasi City market board

Prior to the inspection of the project, a-8 member board was inaugurated to manage the affairs of it, which is by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Alima Mahama.

The membership of the board includes the Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), Hon. Osei Assibey Antwi, as the chairperson, Chief of Amoamang Traditional Area, Nana Agyenim Boateng, as the vice chairperson, Edward Borteye from the Ministry of Finance and Inusah Shirasu, from the Local Government Ministry.

Others are the KMA Coordinating Director, Samuel Donkor, two women representatives from the Kejetia and Kumasi Central Market and one representative from the Transport Unions.

Hon. Aliu Mahama inaugurating the board entrusted them to ensure that proper maintenance and validation are done for the traders to move into the new market.

The chairperson of the board, Hon. Osei Assibey Antwi, on behalf of the board, thanked the minister for the opportunity to run the fairs of the facility and promised to properly oversee the operations and maintenance as demanded of them.