Ketu North Municipal Assembly Trained Administrative Staff

Ketu North Municipal Assembly Trained Administrative Staff

As part of effort to improve and sharpen the competencies of Administrative staff of the Central Administrative Unit of the Ketu North Municipal Assembly, the Unit has instituted a maiden “Administrative Training Week” for its staff.

The training is often scheduled to be organized at the beginning of every year with the essence of preparing administrative staff of the Assembly to enable them meet their performance targets for the year and to position them to effectively contribute to the realization of the vision of the Ketu North Municipal Assembly.

The maiden training session which was held from 5th to 9th February, 2024 drew on the vast knowledge and expertise of senior officers and heads of departments and units of the Assembly as resource speakers to build the competencies of the staff.

Speaking during the closing ceremony Mr. Yanick Noah Agboado, Acting Head of the Central Administration Unit indicated that in order to give a broader perspective to the participants on the workings of the Metropolitan/Municipal District Assemblies in Ghana, they were taken through training areas ranging from MMDAs plan preparation process, budget preparation process, and financial management to building permit acquisition process. Specifically, the participants benefited from the following:

  • Building a harmonious workforce: the role of subordinate staff
  • Speech and Address writing    
  • MMDAs Budget Preparation Process
  • The role of Central Administration Unit in MMDAs Budget Preparation.
  • MMDAs Plan Preparation Process.
  • Achieving SDGs the role of the Central Administration Unit.
  • Public Procurement Management Process in MMDAs
  • Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663)
  • Project Monitoring & Evaluation in MMDAs
  • Contract Administration Process in MMDAs
  •  Public Financial Management Act 921 of 2016.
  • MMDAs Expenditure Process and Accountability.
  • Building permit acquisition in MMDAs

The training session was climaxed with an award ceremony where twenty-five (25) participants and eight (8) resource speakers were awarded with certificates.

Speaking at the closing ceremony, the Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Jasper Adenyo urged participants to put the knowledge acquired to use and to aid in improving their performance and the system of the Assembly so as to propel the growth and development of the Ketu North Municipal Assembly.

The Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Anthony Avorgbedor in addressing the participants indicated that the vision of the Ketu North Municipal Assembly is to improve the lots of the people through good governance, quality service delivery and become a model Assembly in Ghana.

He therefore urged the participants to use the knowledge to facilitate the realization of the vision of the Assembly and make it a reference point for other Assemblies in the country.

Present at the events were: Heads of Departments and Units including, Mr. James Atikpo (Head of Physical Planning Department), Mr. Moses Ashmond (Head of Works Department), Mr. Edem Lekettey (Head of Finance Department), Mr. Francis Hornugah (Head of Procurement Unit), Mr. Noah Tali (Head of Budget Unit), Yanick Noah Agboado (Ag. Head of Central Administration Unit) and training participants.


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