Functions of the MMDCEs (Mayors)
(1) There shall be a District Chief Executive (Mayor) for each district who shall be appointed by the President with the prior approval of not less than two-thirds majority of the members of the District Assembly present and voting at the meeting.
(2) The District Chief Executive ( Mayor) is the chairman of the Executive Committee of the District Assembly.
(3) The District Chief Executive (Mayor) shall-
(a) preside at meetings of the Executive Committee of the District Assembly and in his absence a member of the Executive Committee elected by the members present from among themselves shall preside;
(b) be responsible for the day-to-day performance of the executive and administrative functions of the Assembly;
(c) be responsible for the supervision of the departments of the Assembly; and
(d) be the chief representative of the central Government in the District or Municipality
Brief Profile of Hon Iddrisu Mariam
Ghana Secondary School 1997-1999
Tamale Polytechnic (Now Tamale Technical University) 2001-2003
Programme of Studies:
Secretaryship and Management Studies
University for Development Studies 2012 -2014:
Programme of studies Mphil in community Health and Development
Working Experience: First appointed as a senior Executive Officer in the Ghana Health Service in 2005 and later promoted Principle Executive Officer in 2009 and ungraded to Administrative Manager in 2009. She was again promoted to senior Administrative Manager and posted to North Gonja as the District Public Health Officer/ Deputy Director of Health Services in 2015.
In 2016, Mariam Iddrisu was appointed as the District Executive by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for Sagnarigu.
She is a women development activist and enthusiastic in child rights and development.
She is married to Mr. Mohammed Habib with six Children.