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Hon. Eric Nana Agyemang Prempeh Elected As NALAG Prez



The Director-General of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO), Eric Nana Agyemang-Prempeh, has been elected as the President of the National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana.

He toppled four other aspirants, including the incumbent President of the Association, to assume the position.

In his acceptance speech, Nana Agyemang-Prempeh promised to work with relevant stakeholders to stop the building on waterways.
“I wish to assure all here and the nation at large of my quick implementation of the repositioning agenda,” Mr. Agyemang-Prempeh.

According to him, his agenda would start with the rebranding the image of the organisation.

“Next is to develop a proper welfare scheme for all assembly members in the country,” he added.
“I will set up a committee from NALAG which will engage the Ministry of Works and Housing, NADMO and the Land Use and Spatial Planning Authority, civil society organisation, among others to ensure a maximum human face is applied during the implementation phase.”

Nana Agyemang Prempeh who has a wealth of experience as a local government practitioner has held the under-listed offices prior to this new elevation.

•Assembly Member, Ahafo Ano North District. 2002-2005

•Presiding Member, Ahafo Ano North District. 2002-2005

•Chairman – Public Relations & Compliant Committee, Ahafo Ano North District. 2002-2005

•Chairman – Technical Committee, NADMO. Ahafo Ano North District. 2002-2005

•District Chief Executive – Ahafo Ano North District. 2005-2009

•Chairman – District Security Committee (DISEC) 2005-2009

•Chairman – Executive Committee. Ahafo Ano North District. 2005-2009

•Chairman – Management Committee, NADMO. Ahafo Ano North District. 2005-2009

•Ashanti Regional Representative, National Council – NALAG. 2005-2007, 2007-2009

•Member – Joint Action Committee, NALAG & Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government on the Implementation on Local Government Service Act, 2007

•Member – Finance & Administrative Subcommittee, NALAG National Council 2005-2007

•Member – International Relations Committee, NALAG National Council 2007-2009

•Member – Commonwealth Local Government Forum, UK. 2007-2008

•Assembly Member – Tema Metropolitan Assembly. 2017-2018

•Assembly Member – Tema Metropolitan Assembly. 2018-2020

•Assembly Member – Ahafo Ano North Municipal Assembly, 2021-Date

•Director General, NADMO. (With the mandate of ensuring the effective implementation of the NADMO Act which would position Regional Ministers and MMDCEs as Chairpersons of the Regional and Metropolitan/Municipal/District Disaster Management Committees respectively)


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