Jaman North District is one of the twenty seven (27) administrative districts in the Brong Ahafo Region of the Republic of Ghana. It is one of the twenty-eight (28) newly created districts and was created under the Legislative Instrument (LI) 1779 of 2004. It is located between latitude 7’40” N and 8’ 27”N, and longitude 2’30”W and 2’ 60” W.
The district is strategically located to the Western part of the region and to the North Western fringes of the neighbouring Cote d’Ivoiré. It shares local boundaries with Tain District to the North through to the Eastern part of the district, Jaman South District to the South West and Berekum Municipal to the South East.
The district itself also serves as a constituency (Jaman North Constituency) and has seven Area/Town Councils namely; Sampa Town Council, Suma Area Council, Kwatwoma Area Council and Asiri/Jankufa Area Council. The rest are Goka Area Council, Nafana East and West Area Councils.
Plan Ghana, an educational non-governmental organisation (NGO), has presented furniture costing GHC32,000.00 to be distributed equally to three junior high schools at Suma Ahenkro in the Jaman North District.
District Chief Executive for the Jaman North District Assembly, Hajia Amina Amadu has expressed gratitude to President Mahama for re-nominating her for the second term to serve as the people of Jaman as DCE.
Parents, school children and entire folks in the Jaman North District of the Brong Ahafo Region were in high spirit when a durbar was held at Sampa for the distribution of 264 Better Ghana free laptop computers to eleven (11) schools in the area.