IGP’s executive secretary quits police to contest in NDC parliamentary primaries


The Executive Secretary to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Superintendent Peter Lanchene Tuubo has retired voluntarily from the Police Service to contest as a parliamentary candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC) in the Wa West Constituency of the Upper West Region.

MyNewsGh.com gathered from sources with the Police Service that the tough-talking police officer recently opted to lay down his uniform and venture into politics and will be contesting with Hon Joseph Yiele Chireh who is the incumbent lawmaker for the area and a former Minister of Local Government.

He will also be among 46 people who have picked up nomination forms to contest in the parliamentary primaries in all the eleven constituencies of the Upper West region.

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Superintendent Peter Lanchene Tuubo is fondly remembered for his infamous presentation on corruption within the police service and how the public perceives personnel of the service which went viral on various social media platforms.

Meanwhile, the Police Service MyNewsGh.com has confirmed has granted his request and wished him Godspeed in his chosen career in politics.

Find below the list of 46 aspirants in the Upper West Region;

Sissala East

1. Dr Sumaila Asuru

2. Hon. Adamu Yakubu

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3.Dr King Suleman Dima Bachiesichang

4. Hon Bukari Bayorbor

5. Hon Issah Mohammed Bataglia

6. Ibrahim Jamilatu

Sissala West

1. Mumuni Hakeem Duwiejuah

2. Mary Hagbana Abu Nankpa

3. Mohammed Adams Sukparu


1. Marcelinus Welber

2. Hon Kofi Bom Dy-Yakka

3.Hon. Edward K Dery


1. Dr Richard Kuu-ire


1. Daniel Tigbee

2. Hon Bede A. Ziedeng


1. Hon Dr Sabastian Sandaare


1. Bright Salia

2. Dr Raegan Dipilah

3. Augustine Mwinnye

4. Hon. Cletus Dapilah

5. Lawyer Gbang Vitus

6. Richard Kuunaah

7. Hon Dr Bawaana Dakurah

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Nadowli Kaleo

1.Martin Lucas N. Kunbampuo

2. Romanus Gyang

3. Dr Camynta Baezie

4. Eric Dakura

5. Anthony Sumah

6. Vitus Mwinyuri

7. David Jawara

8. Awudu Mumuni

9. Salifu Dumba

Wa West

1. Supt (Rtd) Peter Lanchene Tuubo

2. Hon Joseph Yiele Chireh

Wa East

1. Dr Godfred Seidu Jasaw

2. Hon Aminu Salifu

Wa Central

1. Hon Yakubu Adama

2. Dr Khalid Sheriff

3. Hon Dr Rashid Hassan Pelpuo.

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