A former Principal of the Bagabaga Teacher Training College in Tamale and the Chairman of NPP Council of Elders for the Savannah Region Alhaji Adam Zakariah has been elected as the Savannah Region Elected Member of the Council of State.
Alhaji Adam polled all 14 votes while Lepowura MND Jawula and a third contestant Mr Mohammed Adam Abdul got zero votes each.
Speaking to the media after his victory, Alhaji Zakariah promised to make water a major priority when he meets the President.
Profile of Alhaji Adam Zakariah
He was born in Bole to Maluwewura Zakaria of Bole and Mantewuche Achulo of Buipe. He attended Bole L.A. Primary and Middle Schools, Bawku Secondary School, Bagabaga College and University of Cape Coast where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics (Second Class Upper) and later, a Master’s Degree in Management.
He taught as a professional Teacher in Mole L/A. Primary (Damongo), Bagabaga College (Tamale), Alfata Institute (Libya), Accra Academy (Accra), Butterworth College (South Africa) and retired compulsory as Principal of Bagabaga College in December, 2015 on the rank of Director 2 of Ghana Education Service.
Amongst other positions he held outside his profession are National Secretary of Gonjaland Youth Association, Presiding Member of Bole District Assembly, Board Member of Electricity Company of Ghana, Board Member of Bui Power Authority, Member of Regional Executive (NPP)(N/R) Chairman of NPP Finance Committee (N/R), Chairman of NPP Disciplinary Committee (N/R), Member of NPP Council of Elders (N/R), Chairman of NPP Council of Elders (Savannah Region) and Chairman of NPP Election 2020 Advisory Committee (Savannah Region).