Banda District with its capital Banda Ahenkro was carved from Tain 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.
The Bui Hydroelectric Power Project sited in the Banda district in the Brong Ahafo region is recommended as one of the socio-economic breakthroughs in the energy sector to complement the total generation capacity of power in the country.