Mustapha Ussif hails from Tantala in the Northern Region of Ghana.

From a humble beginning, Mustapha started his education at the Koforidua Primary and Junior Secondary School and then to Salaga Secondary School.

In 1998, Mustapha gained admission to Bagabaga Teacher Training College, where he earned a Certificate in Education. He taught briefly at the then Watania Junior Secondary School.

In 2007, Mustapha gained admission and pursued further studies in International Business Management (BA Hons) at the Anglia Ruskin University at Chelmsford in UK.

About the same time, he pursued and earned an Executive Certificate in Management Development at the University of Wales.

Mustapha also holds an MBA in Finance with distinction from the University of Gloucestershire in UK and an Executive Certificate in Minerals Policy and Contract Negotiations from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prior to joining the Parliament of Ghana as the Representative of the Yagaba/Kubore Constituency in the Northern Region of Ghana, Mustapha freelanced as a Consultant to Action Aid, UK.

Whiles a Member of Parliament for the Yagaba/Kubore Constituency between 2012 & 2016, he was an active Member of the Mines and Energy Committee that birthed the National Petroleum Act, 2016 (Act 919).

Mustapha is passionate about human development and hopes to cease the opportunity offered him by H.E. Nana Addo Danquah  Akuffo-Addo as the Executive Director of the Ghana National Service Scheme to realise his passion of impacting the lives of the many Ghanaian Youth.