The Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region has been adjudged the Overall Best Assembly in the country after its outstanding performance in a performance appraisal conducted by the Local Government Services in 2018.
Asokore Mampong, scored the highest marks and indeed was the only one to exceed its targets out of the 216 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAS) in the country in a performance contract signed in 2014 by the Local Government Services, follow by Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai and Tema Metropolitan.
For its reward, the assembly was presented with 3 desktop computers, 3 printers, 2 scanners, a plaque, and a citation.
The Head of the local government service, Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur in an interview said, the award ceremony is to appreciate and recognize Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies(MMDAs) that have worked tirelessly to deliver improved service leading to their excellent performance in 2018 local government services performing contract assessments ranking.
According to him, these will serve as a motivation to other Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies who are not performing in their various districts and they are going to partner the 10 best MMDAs and 10 underperforming MMDAs to share their best practices to improve upon their performances and they are looking up to service delivery in the country.
The Municipal Chief Executive(MCE) and Parliamentary Candidate for Asokore Mampong Hon. Alhaji Alidu Seidu also added that the award was based on the hard work and teamwork in the district assembly and urged the Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to meet their obligations in developing communities and improving the socio-economic lives of citizens.
THE BEST 10 MMDAs IN 2018 PC ASSESSMENT RANKING.
1.Asokore Mampong Municipal(Ashanti Region) =100.00 %
2.Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai(Western Region) =96.75%
3.Tema Metropolitan(Greater Accra Region) =96.31%
4.Akatsi North(Volta Region) =96.31%
5.Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal(Western Region) =95.75%
6.Adenta Municipal(Greater Accra Region) =94.75%
7.Ejura Sekyeredumase Municipal(Ashanti Region) =94.50%
8.Asunafo North Municipal(Brong Ahafo Region) 94.50%
9.Bekwai Municipal(Ashanti Region) =94.38%
10.Builsa South(Upper East Region) =94.13%
BY: Prince Baffour Asamoah