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Apr 17 2013

Harrow Councillor honoured to be confirmed as Mayor elect

cllr_nana_adanteCouncillor Nana Asante was selected to be the Harrow Labour Group’s nomination as the next Mayor of Harrow at its AGM on Monday.

Harrow Council will appoint its next Mayor on May 21st.

Councillor Ajay Maru will be nominated as Deputy Mayor at the same meeting.

Councillor Nana Asante said: “It is an honour to be confirmed as the Mayor-elect candidate by my Group. I will be the first African from the continent and the first Christian in many years to hold this position”.

Councillor Ajay Maru said: “I am delighted to be nominated for the role of the Deputy Mayor. I will do full justice to the role if I am appointed. I have a better understanding of Harrow’s community and businesses and would utilise that in my role, along with my interpersonal skills.”
The Mayor is the first citizen of the borough and always has precedence in the borough unless royalty or the Lord Lieutenant is present.

The Mayor chairs the council meetings and carries out many engagements during the year, ranging from major civic functions to smaller, more personal celebrations, such as 100th birthdays.

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