Kwahu South District, one of the oldest Districts in the country established in 1988 has finally been elevated to Municipal status. Kwahu South District gave birth to Kwahu Afram Plains District, Kwahu West Municipality and Kwahu East District respectively.
In his Inaugural speech, The Honourable Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hon. Nana Adjei Boateng urged Chief Executive, Nananom and all other stakeholders to work hard adding that been a Municipality come with responsibilities.
He affirmed that Kwahu South adequately qualify for Municipal status taken into consideration the indicators that is spelled out in the Local Government Act.
The Honourable Eastern Regional Minister, Honourable Eric Kwakye Darfour thanked the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for ensuring that Kwahu South and the people of Kwahu in general get their fair share of development.
He also encouraged the Assembly to Increase their Internally Generated Revenue so that she can meet the developmental need of the people.
He therefore appealed the people of Kwahu and Eastern Region to come out on the 7th December General Elections to vote massively for the President and the New Patrotic Party to give them another four year term to continue the good work that the government had started.
The Honourable Chief Executive Officer for the Assembly, Emmanuel Atta Ofori snr who could not hide his joy also thanked the President for the honour done him and the people of Kwahu. He also thanked the Member of Parliament for the constituency Hon. Seth Kwame Achempong, Nananom, the Staff of the Assembly and the other stakeholders for their contributions towards this achievement.
He also gave assurance that the Municipal Assembly will work hard to justify the trust imposed by the President. He also appealed the people of Kwahu to give another four more years to the President and NPP government to continue governing the country.