The Newly appointed Chief Executive officers of the Northern Development Authority was unveiled on the 20th of March 2023.
Mr Zakaria Iddi was apointed to be in charge of projects whilst a former Aspirant for Position of NPP Parliamentary Candidate, Wa Central Constituency, Madam Janet Bibii Bashir is also appointed to be in charge of Gender and Corporate Affairs meanwhile, Mr William Zooga will also be in charge of Finance and Administration.
Madam Janet Bibii Contested in the NPP Parliamentary Primaries of 2020 together with Hajia Humu Awudu, Issahaku Tahiru Moomin, Abubakari Salifu Orison and Nurideen Ahmed Froko.
On the 24th of January 2023 The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) charged Mr. Sumaila Abdul–Rahman, the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority, and two of his deputies– Mr. Stephen Yir-eru Engmen and Mr. Patrick Seidu– as well as the Chief Executive of A&QS Consortium Limited, Mr. Andrew Kuundaari for conspiracy to directly or indirectly influence the procurement process to obtain an unfair advantage in the award of a procurement contract.
Mr. Sumaila Abdul-Rahman, Mr. Patrick Seidu, and Mr. Andrew Kuundaari have been charged with a further count each of directly or indirectly influencing the procurement process to obtain an unfair advantage in the award of a procurement contract, while Mr. Stephen Yir-eru Engmen has been charged with a further two (2) counts of the same offence.
“The four persons will be arraigned before the High Court (Criminal Division), Tamale on Tuesday 31 January 2023,” a statement from the Special Prosecutor indicated.
The two deputy CEOs of NDA, Patrick Seidu and Mr. Stephen Yir-eru Engmen were recently sacked by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.