Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya, New CEO, Northern Development Authority



A Senior Lecturer at the Sociology Department of the University of Ghana and Board Member of the National Service Scheme, Dr Alhassan Sulemana Anamzoya has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Development Authority by H.E. the President of the Republic of Ghana.


Dr Anamzoya had both his M.Phil. (Sociology), 2004 and Ph.D. (Sociology), 2010 Degrees awarded by the University of Ghana where he continues to teach and research. His research areas of interest include sociology of Law and Legal Anthropology, access to justice, judicial process and legal pluralism, chieftaincy, with special interest in chieftaincy conflicts, chieftaincy and law, mixed government and migrant chiefs. He has several publications to his credit including;


1.Steve Tonah and Anamzoya, S. A. (Eds.,) (2016). Managing Chieftaincy and Ethnic Conflicts in Ghana. Accra: Woeli Publishing Services

2. Anamzoya S. A. (2008). Working Behind the Scenes: State Actors and Judicial Processes in the Houses of Chiefs in Ghana. Black Mask Ltd. Accra:


Join us to welcome Dr Anamzoya as he comes with passion and energy to provide leadership for the Authority into the future.