Tamale Metropolitan Assembly Impeach Tamale Mayor - Assembly Members demand

About 31 out of the 58-Member Tamale Metropolitan Assembly have signed a petition to impeach the Mayor.

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Assembly Members of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly (TaMA) have passed a vote of no confidence against the Chief Executive of the TaMA, Iddrisu Musah.

About 31 out of the 58-Member Tamale Metropolitan Assembly have signed a petition to impeach the Mayor.

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He is being impeached over disrespect and some financial under-dealings.

The members stated that the Mayor is mismanaging the "Assembly’s meagre resources by paying his self-appointed personal assistants each at GH¢1,400".

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They accused the Mayor of "constituting and paying 61 member non-functional Task Force which cost the Assembly GH¢9, 150."

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In the petition, the Members said the Mayor has been "disregarding and disrespecting Assembly Members."

"The undersigned Assembly members of Tamale Metropolitan Assembly, having lost confidence in the Mayor of Tamale Metropolitan Assembly, Honourable Iddrisu Musah, hereby resolved in accordance with Order 17 (3) of the standing orders of District, Municipal and Metropolitan Assemblies of Ghana, on this day, 25th October, 2017," they said in the petition.

 

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