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The Upper East Regional Office of the Ghana Highway Authority was established in 1975 with Ing. Titus Glover as the the first Regional Highway Director. The Region has the responsibility of administering, controlling and maintaining of all trunk roads and related facilities in the region.
Currently, GHA is responsible for a total of 587.5km of road network in the Upper East Region(ref. Road Condition Survey Report, 2014). The head of regional office is the Regional Highway Director and assisting him in the discharge of his duties are 11 Sectional Heads, namely, Administration, Accounts, Quantities, Maintenance, Materials, Mechanical, Stores, Investigations, Internal Audit, and Survey and Design.

The region has a staff of 49 as of December, 2016 which is made up of 13 technical staff and 36 non-technical staff. Oust of 49, 5 are female and 44 male.
In the table below is a list of Engineers who served in the high office of regional highway director in Upper East Redion from 1975 to date.


Name

Qualification

Tenure of Office

Ing. M. Abdullah Biley

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc. EMBA

Mar. 2016 -

Ing. Lawrence L. L. Lamptey

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc. (HME)

Mar. 2015 – Mar. 2016

Ing. Philip Kwesi Agbati

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

Oct. 2012 – Mar. 2015

Ing. Victor Owusu

BSc. Hons (Civil), MPhil.

Jan. 2012 – Oct. 2012

Ing. David Hammond

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

June 2009 – Jan. 2012

Ing. Francis Hammond

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

June 2001 – June 2009

Ing. Micheal A. Abbey

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

April 2001 – June 2002

Ing. I. S.  Issah

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

April 1998 – April 2001

Ing. E. K. Boateng

BSc. Hons (Civil)

1997 - 1998

Ing. J. K. Danso

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

1997 - 1997

Ing. D. K. Sintim-Aboagye

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

1997 -1997

Ing. John Osei-Asamoah

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

1988 - 1997

Ing. J. K. Nyarkotey

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

1982 - 1988

Ing. Swanzy Baffoe

BSc. Hons (Civil), MSc.

1981 - 1982

Ing. Harry Quarcoo

BSc. Hons (Civil)

1980 - 1981

Ing. D. K. Nsowah

BSc. Hons (Civil)

1976 - 1980

Ing. Titus Glover

BSc. Hons (Civil)

1975 - 1976