Kpone Katamanso with its capital Kpone was carved from Tema Metropolitan and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.
The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216.
These new creations arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 170 MMDAs which was not one way or the other allowing the government to fully implement its policies of local governance to the benefit of the entire citizenary.
www.ghanadistricts.com in conjunction with this assembly, is in the process of collecting relevant data concerning its location and size; topography and drainage; climate and vegetation; geology and soil; social infrastructure; economy and all that one needs to know about it.
Construction work on the 220 mega watts Kpone Thermal Power Pant (KTPP) project began on Tuesday. The project, expected to be commissioned in 2015, forms part of efforts by the government and the Volta River Authority (VR) to address the perennial power crises in the country.