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Guan DCE dies after 11 days in office

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The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the newly-created Guan District in the Oti Region, Marlon Anipa has passed on.

His sudden demise occurred on Tuesday morning November 16, 2021, after a short illness.

Mr Anipa had served just 11 days in office as the first-ever District Chief Executive.

The Member of Parliament for Mpraeso in the Eastern region, Davis Ansah Opoku confirmed it in a post on Facebook.

Below is his Facebook post:

Mr Anipa’s death comes after he was unanimously approved by the Assembly members on November 5, 2021.

He polled 18 “Yes” votes, representing 100 percent.

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Mr. Anipa celebrating after confirmation

Mr Anipa was a consultant for the Railway Ministry on some of its projects.

He was also a leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPPs) Diaspora Patrons of Ghana.

The late Guan DCE was a key member of the NPP, UK branch for several years; where he served as Organizer and Assistant Secretary at different times.

While in the UK, he worked with the Health sector as a consultant.

Marlon Anipa was NPP’s candidate for Hohoe constituency in the 2016 general elections but was unsuccessful.

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