By Joseph Osei
Assembly members in Bawku have voted to reject the president’s nominee for the position of Municipal Chief Executive of Bawku. 19 out of the 28 assembly members voted against Adam Karimu.
Prior to the election, Security was beefed up at the premises of the Bawku Municipal Assembly following threats by some NDC youth there, to attack the assembly members if they confirm the President’s nominee The youth have not been happy about the nomination of Amadu Karimu for the position describing him as a stranger to the NDC. They have accused the Minister for Information and Media Relations, Mahama Ayariga, who is also the MP for the area, of lobbying for Adamu Karimu to be nominated. In what turn out to be granting the request of the youth, 19 out of the 28 Assembly members voted against the nominee.