Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana`s participation in politics began in 1980 when he joined the New Patriotic party.
He is currently a regional of the council of patrons in the northern region and has serve his party in many diverse ways across the region.
In April 2018, Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana competed for the position of 1s vice at the Northern Region but lost by a slim margin.
Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana (Prof. Kalamonia) is the CEO of The Gbane Plastic Recycling Plant, the plant gathers and recycles huge quantities of plastic waste that would have otherwise polluted the environment and chocking gutters.
The Recycling plant equally gives sustainable jobs to people who are largely women to be able to care for their children and other dependents.
In the area of transport, Gbane Transport serves very remote areas in the northern region where ordinarily, many transport operators as the result of the bad nature of the roads, will not operate
CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ‘ YES’ CAMPAIGN ’ FOR SAVANNAH REGION
Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana (Prof. Kalamonia) has contributed massive towards the creation of Savannah Region.
He assisted financially in most of the media campaigns, solely donated a pickup truck to support the campaign in Salaga North, which later got involve in an accident during the process.
He also supported with busses to transport people from far and near, Printed 3,000+ t-shirts in the ‘Yes Campaign’ process.
Professor Kalamonia has distinguished himself in changing the lives of many people in the northern region.
He set up an educational fund (KEF) in 2002, sole handedly sponsoring from different parts of the region to the highest point of their ability.
Through this fund, he has successfully educated; 487 students in Senior High Schools, 183 students in Teacher training Colleges, 113 students in Nursing Training Colleges, 98 students in various Technical Universities, and 63 in Universities, and still counting.
On Wednesday, March 6th 2019, Alhaji Iddrisu Sulemana was honored at the maiden edition of northern Excellence award 2019.
An event that was organized to recognized the contribution of people in the north towards the socioeconomic growth of the region.
Alhaji Sulemana Iddrisu has also received several humanitarian awards from almost all the tertiary institutions in the northern part of Ghana for his commitment to education and exceptional humanitarian services.
by Zakaria Miran Wahab