STAFF DURBAR AT KKMA

A staff durbar was held at the forecourt of the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly on Friday, 31st March 2023. The meeting was held with the purpose of deliberating on the issues that bothers on staff members.

The MCE; Hon Samuel Oko Amanquah in his welcome remarks and outlined some of the challenges being faced by the Assembly. He stated that revenue mobilization has been a challenge due to the several economic hardship and central Government taking over property rate collection from the Assembly which has made it difficult to pay the monthly salaries of the 188 internal generated fund (IGF) staff of the Assembly. He encouraged staff to discharge their duties professionally to give the Assembly a positive image. He touched on lateness to work and entreated all and sundry to be punctual and disciplined at all times.


Mr. Kwame Asamoah Dwomoh, of CLOGSAG was present with other executives at the staff an address, Mr Dwomoh spoke about the Pension Act 208, new condition of service for workers and neutrality allowance. He also enlightened staff on the Pempamsie fund and workman compensation.



The MCD; Mr Joshua Adams Asihene answering questions during the open forum.

Members of staff were given the opportunities to ask questions on issues that were bothering them and also offer constructive suggestions. Some of the issues raised by staff included office accommodation, lack of logistics to work with, transportation to the office, better condition of service especially for IGF staff, allowance for extra duties, among others.

The MCD; Mr  Adams Asihenerevealed to members of staff that management will soon renovate the various offices and also put up a canteen for staff at the office premises. He also assured staff that all their concerns will be critically looked at.

Banks, insurance companies and estate developers were present at the staff durbar to sell their products to staff.



CREDIT: Informatiom Services Dept, KKMA