ELMINA- Friday 23rd February, 2018 : Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Co-ordinating Directors (MMDCDs) drawn from the Western, Central and Greater Accra Regions have taken their turn in a series of workshops being organised by the Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS ) on the 2018 Performance Management Contract (PMC),a policy adopted by the Service to improve and strengthen Local Governance in the country.
The one – day workshop held at the Elmina Beach Resort in Elmina, Central Region, afforded participants first hand opportunity to learn, scrutinise, and make contributions to help shape the content of the revised 2018 performance contract.
The MMDCEs and MMDCDs were enlightened on the seven main Key Performance Areas (KPAs) upon which they will be assessed as well as its corresponding Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
The Chief Director at the OHLGS, Mr Joseph Dasanah was enthused with the level of participation and knowledge discharged during the deliberation session. He disclosed that the best 10 districts which performed creditably after the evaluation would be recognised by the Service.
The Central Regional Co-ordinating Director, Mr Kingsley Boahen, on behalf of the Central Regional Minister, underscored the importance of the PMC and said it would help fill performance gaps with respect to what was being done and what ought to be done in their capacities and work places.
The Deans of the MMDCEs and MMDCDs were delighted with the orientation and pledged their commitment to ensure they live up to expectation.
The contract between the MMDCEs and MMDCDs takes effect from January to December 2018 and is expected to be signed in March 2018. Meanwhile, MMDCEs and MMDCDs in the Ashanti/Brong Ahafo and Eastern/Volta Regions are yet to take their turn of the orientation.