Environmental Health

Head of Department

Mr. Patrick W. Tsigbey was born on 3rd June, 1963 at Adaklu-Torda in Adaklu District of the Volta Region.

He attended Bishop Herman Senior High School where he had his Ordinary Level Certificate in 1983 and proceeded to the Six Form in Mawuli Senior High School, Ho in the same year.He became an Environmental Health Officer after completing Accra School of Hygiene in 1992 and was posted to the Suhum/Kraboa/Coaltar District in August, 1992.

In 1994, he gained admission into the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he pursued a course in Environmental Health Technology to become an Environmental Health Technologist.He worked in Districts Assemblies like the then Afram Plains District Assembly, Dangme West District Assembly, Tema Metropolitan Assembly and Ashaiman Municipal Assembly.

He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Environmental Infrastructure Management from the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS), the Netherlands and a Master of Arts Certificate in Environmental Management and Policy from the University of Cape Coast.Mr. Patrick W. Tsigbey is currently the Municipal Environmental Health Officer of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA). He was posted from Ashaiman Municipal Assembly on 29th March, 2021.

His objective is to improve upon the Environmental Sanitation situation in the Municipality.

What we do

Core Mandate:

Control of factors in the physical environment that may impact on well being of the population


  • Environmental protection and standards enforcement
  • Food, water and drugs safety programme .
  • Public health information programme

Office Locations

  • LaDMA main office
  • La market (field officer)