The Municipal Coordinating Director (MCD) for the Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly, Mr. Emmanuel Baisie has made a passionate appeal to the Office of Head of Local Government Service (OHLGS) to help absorb some of the Assembly's IGF staff into the Local Government Service.
The KoKMA Municipal Coordinating Director made the appeal during an official working visit paid by the Head of the Office of Local Government Service, Hon. Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur to the Assembly.
He further announced that, to help improve and drive staff performances at the office, the Assembly has put up some measures which among other things include incentives to award hardworking staff.
Mr. Emmanuel Baisie also mentioned that as part of the measures put in place, staff shall be sponsored to undertake career-based refresher courses to help sharpen their skills and deepen their knowledge of local governance. The incentives according to him is to help motivate and boost staff morale in order to give out their best for the municipality
All offices of the Assembly are undergoing massive retooling as new computers and their accessories have been procured and installed. No office, lacks a computer at the Assembly at the moment, he noted and further assured that the retooling of offices shall continue and hopefully it shall be better next year.
We have also decided to introduce an Electoral Area Development Fund to ensure all the Areas under the Assembly feel the positive impact of our work. Funds shall be released each quarter to the zonal councils so as to make local structures’ very strong. To that end, Mr. Emmanuel Baisie also announced the establishment of two zonal council offices at Adabraka and Osu.
The KoKMA Municipal Coordinating Director described the visit by the Head of Service as a morale booster which will contribute immensely to the work of the Assembly.
In his welcome address, Hon. Samuel Nii Adjei Tawiah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly expressed his appreciation to Hon. Ing. Dr. Nana Ato Arthur and his entourage for the visit.
The MCE described the interaction between staff of the Assembly and Head of Service's entourage as the time to reenergise and focus on important things that will help propel the Assembly to the top not only in the Greater Accra but Ghana at large.