The Northern Regional Co-ordinating Council is derived foremost from Part XIII of the Local Governance Act 2016, Act 936. Section 186 of the Act states that “there is established for each region a Regional Co-ordinating Council in accordance with Article 255 of the Constitution” and 188 (1) states that subject to this Act a Regional Co-ordinating Council shall:
monitor, coordinate, evaluate the performance of the District Assemblies in the region
monitor, the use of all moneys mobilized by the District Assemblies; or allocated and release to the District Assemblies by any agency of central Government.
review and coordinate public services generally in the region; and
perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by or under any enactment.
With the establishment of the Local Government Service Law, 2003, Act 656, the Regional Co-ordinating Council was captured as part of the Local Government Service, and provided the same mandate as stated in Act 936.
A peaceful, progressive and developed Northern Region with high standards of living for its people in a conducive atmosphere where the dreams and aspirations of its inhabitants can be attained and maximized.
To provide quality administration and technical services to MDAs, MMDAs and NGOs through monitoring, co-ordination, evaluating and harmonizing programmes, projects and activities of all stakeholders for the accelerated development of the region.
Core Values Accountability, Client-oriented, Creativity, Diligence, Discipline, Equity, integrity, Innovativeness, Loyalty, Commitment, Anonymity, Impartiality, Permanence, Timeliness and Transparency.