President Akufo-Addo’s nominee to the position of Metropolitan Chief Executive of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Sam Pyne has been confirmed by Assembly members.

A total of 60 assembly members were expected to turn up for the election held at the Prempeh Assembly Hall Tuesday, however, due to ill health two of the members could not make it.

After counting of ballot papers, the nominee secured 55 YES votes, while 3 persons voted NO.

Meanwhile, the President’s nominee for the Asokore-Mampong Municipal assembly Kennedy Kwabena Kankam has also been confirmed by the Assembly members for the various electoral areas in Asokore Mampong municipal.