The chairman was attacked by two unidentified men Wednesday night.
They immediately poured acid on him while in his vehicle close to his residence, the Upper East regional police command confirmed to Starrfmonline.com.
"The seats of his pick-up have all been torn by the acid. He was showered with the acid, from the head through the face to the body and all parts," Public Relations Officer of the Upper East Regional Police ASP Thomas Agbanyo stated.
The regional chairman was rushed to the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital where he is currently being treated.
According to his aide Zakaria Osman, his boss is battling for his life because the corrosive substance has damaged his face.