The newly appointed Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Seth Kwame Acheampong assumed work today after a short handing over ceremony at the office of the Eastern Regional Coordinating Council (ERCC). This follows his nomination by the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and subsequent confirmation by Parliament.
In a short statement, Hon Acheampong thanked the President for the trust and confidence reposed in him by appointing him to represent him at the Region. He expressed his deepest appreciation to the former Eastern Regional Minister, Hon Darfour for the warm reception accorded him.
He pledge to continue from where his predecessors have left and appealed to the Chief Director, MDCEs and the entire staff to extend the same cordial working relationship to him.
In a brief statement, the former Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour thanked the Municipal District Chief Executives, the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) , Heads of various institutions and Agencies, Nananom, Clergy, the Media and the staff for their support and cooperation during his four year tenure as the head of the Region. He also called on all stakeholders to extend the same or even better cooperation to the new Minister who he described as his friend and younger brother.
The Dean of Municipal District Chief Executives, Hon Richmond Amponsah, speaking on behalf of his colleague thanked the former Regional Minister for the cordial working relationship and the fatherly love shown during his four year stay. He was therefore optimistic that the Hon. Acheampong would do even better.
Present at the ceremony were the NPP party leaders, Staff and Heads of Units at the RCC.
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