The Upper West Mourns

The Upper West Regional Coordinating Council mourns  Fifty nine year old  Upper West Regional Coordinating Director Alhaji Abdulai Abubakari. The indomitable and hard working Regional Coordinating Director  who hails from the Upper West Region  passed on at the   Wa regional hospital on 22nd December 2018 after a short illness.

The late Alhaji Abdulai started his career progression as Assistant Director IIB in May 1991 and rose through the ranks in civil service to become acting Regional Coordinating Director from 2015 up till date. Alhaji Abdulai also served as an account clerk and administrative officer for Farmers Services company and Ghana Local Government service from 1983-1985 and 2010 up till date respectively.

The late Alhaji Abdulai was the Chairman of the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council Regional development strategy from 2013 to 2014 as well as Upper East Regional Coordinating Council representative on the Pwalugu multi-purpose dam project. The late  Upper West Regional Coordinating Director attended several conferences including Human capacity building programme and conference of Coordinating Director’s among several others.

The late Alhaji Abubakar Abdulai obtained his O level certificate from Kanton Secondary School in 1978 and advanced level from Navrongo Secondary School in 1980. He proceeded to University for Development Studies UDS where he obtained Master of Philosophy Degree in Development Studies in 2007 and proceeded with his PHD in Endogenous Development from the same University.

The experienced administrator has served as Coordinating director for then Garu-Tempane District Assembly, Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly.

He was later appointed as the AG Regional Coordinating Director of the Upper East Regional Coordinating council. In July 2017, Mr Abdulai Abubakari accepted  posting to the Upper West Region where he comes from to head the Region as the Regional Coordinating Director. He served the Region diligently in making upper west region a better place until his untimely demise. Alhaji Abdulai Abubakari was a hard working and liberal administrator who believed in delegation and team work in getting good results at work.

Head of Local Government Service Dr  Engineer  Nana Atto Author and various Chief Directors/RCDs across the country were present at the final funeral rite of late Alhaji Abdulai Abubakari in Wa.

The Hon Upper West Regional Minister, Alhaji Alhassan Sulemana, described  the late RCD as a big asset lost from the Upper West Region and would be forever remembered for his good deeds and hard works in bringing development to Upper West Region. He said since his assumption of office as the Upper West Regional Minister, late Alhaji Abdulai had played a very important key role in most of the successes achieved so far in the Region.

He left behind a wife and four(4) children. May the good Lord grant him a peaceful rest. Rest well Sir .

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