The Wa campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) to be named after Chief Dombo an illustrious son of the Upper West Region.
Chief S. D. Dombo played a pioneering role in the Gold Coast Legislative Council and the fight for Ghana’s independence. Chief Dombo represented the Northern Territories through the vehicle of the Northern Peoples Party (NPP), a party of which he was the Leader and Co-founder.
Chief S. D. Dombo became Ghana’s first official Opposition Leader in his capacity as Leader of the NPP. Upon the merger of the NPP with the other opposition parties, including the National Liberation Movement (NLM), to form the United Party (UP), Chief Dombo was elected Deputy Leader of the UP with Dr. Busia as the Leader.
Chief Dombo was the first educated chieftain from the Upper West region. He played major roles in bringing development and education to region.