Tema, 24 Jan, GNA –
Newly inaugurated Assembly Members of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has
re-elected its longest serving member as the Presiding Member (PM)
Mr Joseph Kortu, who
has represented the Low Cost Electoral Area in Tema Community Nine for 16
years, was the immediate past PM of the Assembly.
He polled 23 votes
while his contender Felix F. Sobire received nine votes and was subsequently
declared the PM by Mr Manassah Kwabena
Ofusuhene Asante, Tema Metropolitan Electoral Officer.
Mr Kortu thanked
members for the trust reposed in him and urged them to embrace the new ideas
his office would bring on the table in collaboration with the MCE and
management to ensure that Tema was restored to its former glory.
He also encouraged
members to promote and support government developmental initiatives in their
Members of the
Assembly during the meeting endorsed the use of English, Ga, Twi, Ewe and
Hausa to be used during official