President Nana Akufo-Addo has nominated the Northern Regional Director of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) as the Metropolitan Chief Executive for Tamale. Mr. Sule Salifu is also the current Director of Communications of the governing New Patriotic Party in the northern region.
Hitherto, the nominee once served as the party’s Northern Regional Secretary prior to the 2016 general elections during the tenure of Chairman Daniel Bugri Naabu.
The nominee has a rich political profile rising from his days as President of the NPP Tertiary Students Confederacy (TESCON) in the early 2000s in then Tamale Polytechnic. He later served as the Monitoring Officer of the Ghana School Feeding Programme in the erstwhile John Kufuor led NPP administration in the northern region.
Mr. Sule Salifu has been an active member of the NPP and touted as one of the pioneers of the NPP Regional Communication Team.
THE CUSTODIAN has gathered the Tamale Mayor nominee has previously worked with the Judicial Service of Ghana and has firm grips of the local government Act.
Meanwhile, the retained Municipal Chief Executive for Savelugu, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu is the only female nomination among the 16 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the northern region.
Below is the list for the Northern Region as announced by the sector Minister, Hon Dan Botwe at the weekly Ministry of Information Press Briefing.