Guan District inaugurated [Photos]


The Guan District made up of the Santrokofi, Akpafu, Likpe, and Lolobi (SALL) traditional areas in the Oti Region has been duly inaugurated.

This was in a colourful ceremony held on Friday, October 8, 2021, at the district’s capital, at Lipke-Mate.

The people of SALL, have been without an administrative district after the Oti Region was carved from the Volta Region in 2019.

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The Oti Regional Minister, Joseph Makubu, at the ceremony, praised the President, Parliament, the Electoral Commission (EC) traditional leaders, among others for their role in the creation of the district.

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He also commended the joint consultative committee which supervised the processes, leading to the creation of the district.

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The ceremony was graced by actor cum politician, John Dumelo, Member of Parliament for Buem, Kofi Adams, traditional leaders, among others.

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Eligible voters within SALL of the Guan District could not vote in the parliamentary election even though they voted in the presidential.

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This was because the EC failed in its duty to create a constituency for them.

The residents following the election filed a suit at the Supreme Court demanding, among others, the enforcement of their fundamental human rights to vote.

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