Political and Administrative Structure
The Banda District has six electoral areas, and two Area Councils located at Sabiye and Banda Ahenkro. The Banda District Assembly has a total of nine members (six elected and three appointed). The district also constitutes a constituency. The District Assembly in line with the provisions in the Constitution comprises the District Chief Executive (DCE), Presiding Member, Member of Parliament, and Assembly Members (Republic of Ghana, 1992). The District Chief Executive is the political and executive head of the District Assembly who is appointed by the President of the Republic with the prior approval of not less than two-thirds majority of the Assembly Members present and voting. The Member of Parliament does not have voting powers at the Assembly meetings. The Assembly has a Presiding Member who is elected every two years by not less than two-thirds majority of the Assembly Members present.
Date Created : 11/23/2017 2:27:30 AM