The Upper West region is run by the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC). The Regional Coordination Council (RCC) is headed by the Regional Minister, Hon. Hafiz Bin Salih, who is the political head and his deputy as well as representatives of the Regional House of Chiefs, the Municipal/District Chief Executives of the region, the Presiding Members of the Municipal/Districts Assemblies and representatives of the various decentralized Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the region.

The head of Administration in the region is the Chief Director, Gilbert B. Nuuri-Teg who provides technical and administrative support to the RCC, departments, Agencies and Institutions.

Each district is run by a District Assembly.

Top Management

Upper West Reg Minister
Regional Minister
Hon. Hafiz Bin Salih
Deputy Regional Minister
Hon. Amidu Issahaku Chinnia
Regional Coordinating Director
Gilbert Nuuri-Teg
Head of Central Administration
Fati Issaka
Regional Budget Officer
Julius Dabuo
Head of Finance
Khalid Haque
Head of Internal Auditor
Baba Ayelya

Unit Heads

Head of Finance
Khalid Haque
Regional Budget Officer
Julius Dabuo
Head of Internal Officer
Baba Ayelya
Assist. Director IIA
Adams Walid
Assist. Director IIA
Absulai Hamza Wumbei
Assist. Director IIA
Yakubu Ibrahim
Procurement Officer
Justice Busi
Head of Records
Blaise Daademe
Human Resource Manager
Yakubu Mahamud Baduong
Public Affairs Officer / CSO
Cletus Awuni
Protocol Officer
Salia Sumaila
Confidential Secretary
Francis Yinber