Mahmud Khalid

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Mahmud Khalid
Upper West Regional Minister
In office
President John Atta Mills
Preceded by George Hikah Benson
Succeeded by Isaaku Saliah
Personal details
Nationality Ghanaian
Political party National Democratic Congress

Mahmud Khalid is a Ghanaian politician and a former Minister of State. He is a member of the National Democratic Congress (Ghana) of Ghana. He served briefly as the Minister for the Upper West Region in the Mills government.

While he was in office, allegations of bias towards Ahmadi Muslims.[1] Due to this, on 11 May 2010,he was dismissed by the President of Ghana, John Atta Mills. Khalid suggested members of his party lobbied for his dismissal.[2] Alhaji Issaku Saliah, a former MP for Wa East was nominated as his replacement[3] and approved by parliament on 23 July 2010.[4]


  1. ^ "The Politics Of Orthodox And Ahmadiyya Muslims In Wa". Retrieved 2013-01-07. 
  2. ^ "My dismissal was orchestrated by NDC executives - Khalid". General news. Ghana Home Page. 2010-05-12. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  3. ^ "Press Release-President Mills Nominates Upper West Regional Minister". Government of Ghana. 2010-07-06. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Isaaku Salia approved as Upper West Regional Minister". Accra Mail. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
George Hikah Benson
Upper West Regional Minister
2009 – 2010
Succeeded by
Isaaku Saliah