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Hon. Bukari Anaba Zakari
Tano South


Tano South District is one of the  27 Districts in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. It lies between latitudes 7º00’N and 7º25’ N and between longitudes 1º45 W and 2º15 W. It is bounded on the North and East by the Offinso and Ahafo-Ano South Districts, both in the Ashanti Region. On the South, it is bounded by the Ahafo-Ano North District, also in the Ashanti Region and on its West and South-West by Tano North District Assembly. Bechem is the district capital.

The District has a total land area of 635 square kilometres, which is 1.54 percent of the total land area of the Brong Ahafo Region.  The District Strategic Location as the entry point into Brong Ahafo Region from southern Ghana puts it in a unique position to attract tourists if that sector could be well developed.


 news in this district
  • TANO S: NCCE holds inter party dialogue committee meeting

    The Tano South District Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education has held an inter party dialogue committee meeting at Bechem to educate party representatives and other stakeholders on the role of the Electoral Commission and the experience Ghanaians have gained from the 2012 election petition case which was sent to the supreme court.

  • TANO S: Unit committees sworn into office

    Seven Unit Committees in the Tano South District of the Brong Ahafo Region have been sworn into office at different ceremonies held at Brosankro, Bechem, Dwomo, Techimantia, Subriso, Derma and Ankaase.

  • TANO S: Graduates receive start- up kits

    Five graduates of the Rural Technology Facility at Bechem have been presented with start – up kits after completing a three year training programme in metal works and fabrication at the facility.

  • TANO S: Work to begin on Derma Asuoso Trunk Road

    A ground breaking ceremony has been held at Derma in the Tano South District of the Bong Ahafo Region for the construction of the Derma–Asuoso Trunk Road.

  • TANO S: NADMO undertakes tree planting exercise/sensitization

    The Tano South District Secretariat of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in collaboration with the Parks and Garden and Forestry Departments embarked on a rainstorms alert public education and tree planting exercise in the district.



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