Political Heads

Regional Minister

Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah

Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah is the Minister responsible for the Western Region of Ghana. Prior to his appointment in April 2019, he had served as Deputy Minister for the Ministry of A viation.

Kobby as he is popularly addressed by the young, old and corporate people, is also the Member of Parliament for the Oil City of Takoradi. He is in his 3rd term as Member of Parliament.

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Former Deputy Regional Minister

Hon. Gifty Eugenia Kusi

Hon. Gifty E. Kusi(Mrs.) is the Hon. Deputy Regional Minister. She holds a B.A. Sociology Degree in 1984 from the University of Ghana and an MPhil. Degree in Medical Sociology at the University of Ghana in 1999.

She was employed at the University of Ghana Medical Sch. Community Health Department in 1991 as a senior research assistant and promoted to principal research assistant and rose to become a Lecturer in Medical Sociology whilst in Parliament from 2006 to 2016.


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Administrative Heads

NEW RCD

Chief Director

Mr. Frederick Agyemang

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Regional Budget Analyst

Mr Daniel Ofosu Adjei

Mr. Daniel Ofosu Adjei is currently, the Western Regional Budget Analyst, with the title, Chief Budget Analyst.

Mr. Ofosu Adjei holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Economics and Statistic from Odessa Institute of National Economy, Ukraine, (1995). He also holds a Master of Art in Economics, from Institute of Social Studies, Kortenaerkade at The Hague, The Netherlands (2002). Mr. Ofosu Adjei has in addition acquired several other Post Graduate Degrees /Diplomas, including: Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) from Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA), 2009 and Financial Management and Good Governance in the Public Sector, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Danida Fellowship Centre, Ramboll Management Consulting A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark (2016).

Mr. Ofosu Adjei joined the Service as an Assistant Budget Analyst [n the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in 1998, (Budget Unit) and was posted to the Tema Metropolitan Assembly. He has risen through the ranks to become a Chief Budget Analyst, spanning a period 23 years, having worked in the Greater Accra, Bono, Bono East and Western Regions.

By the nature of the Position he occupied, and the Career Progression he has gone through, Mr. Ofosu Adjei has acquired a wide range of experiences in the fields of Public Finance, Taxation and Rate Imposition, Project Management, Procurement, Audit, Tender Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and the use of various computer programmes to manage work and funds.

Mr. Ofosu Adjei is married with three kids.

Regional Economic Planning Officer

Gabriel A. Nfodzo

HR

Regional Human Resource Manager

Michael D Abayateye

M.D Abayateye possesses over 8 years experience in Human Resource Management in the Local Government Service spanning all the levels of the Local Government Structure. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Political Science from the University of Ghana-Legon, a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from the New Horizon School in Cape Town and a Master of Public Policy from the Yeungnam University. He is currently a student-member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD-UK) pursuing Advanced Level diploma in HR Management.

Chief Internal Auditor

Procurement Officer

MIS / IT Manager

Bismark Amoah

Bismark Amoah holds a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from the University of Education Winneba and currently reading Masters in Management Information Systems at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), aside these degrees he also has a CCNA Certificate from Ghana Technology University College and a certificate in Project Management. His job career started as an Elective Mathematics and ICT tutor at St. Augustine’s Senior High School, Bogoso and currently the MIS Manager at the Western regional Coordinating Council. You may contact him via amoah.bismark@wrcc.gov.gh.

Public Relations Officer

Chief Transport Officer

Matthew Kyei

Chief Estate Manager

Joseph Coppson

Regional Environmental Health Officer

JOHN YAW DONKOR

Date Of Birth : 6TH JUNE, 1964

POSITION: REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ANALYST

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION:

DIPLOMA, SCHOOL OF HYGIENE(ACCRA)

Sc. UNIVERSITY OF GHANA(ACCRA)

Sc. UNIVERSITY OF GHANA(ACCRA)

LLB, KNUST (KUMASI)

Regional Accountant

Mr John Dadzie

WRCC

Regional Co-ordinating Directorate

The Regional Co-ordinating Director / Chief Director is the next in command and is the administrative head. He superintends over the Regional Co-ordinating Directorate made up of four (4) divisions –Finance and Administration, Human Resource, Regional Planning and Budget.   His office also serves as the Central Secretariat of the Office of the RCC and the focal point for general administration, monitoring, co-ordinating and harmonizing departmental and public sector activities in the Region as well as those in the Districts.

Departments of the RCC

There are twenty-two (22) Decentralized Departments (Section 196 of the Local Governance Act, 2016 [Act 936]) which are present and working at the WRCC namely:

  1. Department of Social Protection;
  2. Department of Community Development;
  3. Department of Town and Country Planning
  4. Public Works Department
  5. Department of Parks and Gardens
  6. Department of Housing
  7. National Board for Small-Scale Industries
  8. Registry of Births and Deaths
  9. Controller and Accountant-General’s Department
  10. Department of Feeder Roads
  11. Department of Urban Roads
  12. Veterinary Services Department
  13. Department of Agriculture
  14. Department of Agricultural Engineering
  15. National Sports Authority
  16. National Youth Authority
  17. Education Service
  18. Ghana Library Authority
  19. Health Service
  20. Statistical Service
  21. Department of Children and,
  22. Department of Women

Other subvented Agencies in the Region are:

  • Land Valuation Board
  • National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE)
  • Lands Commission
  • Stool Lands Secretariat
  • Registrar General’s Department
  • National Service Secretariat
  • Electoral Commission
  • Commission on Human Rights & Administration Justice
  • Attorney General’s Department
  • Ghana Standards Authority
  • Food and Drugs Authority
  • Driver and Vehicle licensing Authority
  • Ghana Revenue Authority