Out of fifty-nine (59) votes cast, Mr. Sule Salifu obtained Forty (40) 'Yes', seventeen (17) 'No' and two (2) rejected.
The nominees were suppose to secure two-thirds (2/3) votes before they can be confirmed as the municipal chief executive at Tamale and fortunately Mr. Sule Salifu had it and won over the election.
Now, Mr. Sule Salifu is the Tamale metropolitan chief executive and he showed appreciation to His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo for nominating him.
Mr. Sule Salifu went ahead to assure the president of Ghana that, he will never let him down for the confidence and trust he has in him.
Later on, he pleaded with the assembly members to set aside their political interest and work as a team to ensure that the residence of Tamale are taken out of poverty which is their common enemy.
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