The Municipal Chief Executive MCE) of the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA), Hon D.A Nii Noi Adumuah has expressed delight that in-spite of the challenges of covid 19 menace, running of his assembly’s administration [AdMA] has been fairly smooth.
He said, the assembly [AdMA] did not have all the staff coming to work at the same time in order to ensure social distancing for work place safety.
“We have been directed to run a shift system. We are however ensuring that in the midst of all these, work is not compromised and that we are achieving our targets for the year. All heads of departments are up to the task and are ensuring that the place is running effectively,” the MCE made this known at the assembly’s just ended 1st ordinary meeting for 2021
Hon. Nii Noi Adumuah disclosed that the total number of staff stood at 305 made up of 173 number of GOG staff and 132 number of IGF staff as at the end of 31st December, 2020. He added that a total of 7 officers were posted to the assembly and 8 posted out.
He said AdMA had also recruited 6 staff for the Fish for Development Project (FIDEP) and was in the process of recruiting staff for the Adenta Waste for Wages (AdWaWa) project as well.
On the other hand, the MCE cited the need for more vehicles and office space as some of the challenges impeding the effective running of the assembly, detailing that: “Some key departments like the Environmental Health, Social Welfare and Community Development as well as the zonal councils do not have vehicles.”
Hon. Nii Noi Adumuah said there was the need for the Adentan Municipal Assembly to take a second look at how it could resource the aforementioned departments to give of their best.