The Asante Akim Central Municipal Assembly (formerly Asante Akim North Municipal Assembly) is one of the 30 Districts in the Ashanti Region. It was carved out of the erstwhile Asante Akim District Council in 1988 as part of the Ghana’s Decentralization Process. It has Konongo-Odumase as its twin Capital Town.
The Municipality is located in the eastern part of Ashanti Region and lies between latitude 60 30’ North and 70 30’ North and longitude 00 15’ West and 10 20’ West. It covers a land area of 1,160 sq. km with an estimated population of 142,434 for 2006 (projection from 2000 Population Census). The Municipality shares boundaries with Sekyere East on the north, Kwahu South on the east, Asante Akim South on the south and Ejisu-Juaben Municipal on the west.
Snippets of information available to Ghanaditricts.com has it that a building that serves as an ICT centre for Agogo, the capital of the newly created Asante Akim North District Assembly in the Ashanti Region now serves as an office accommodation for the new district.
Government will appoint Chief Executives for the 42 newly created Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts Assemblies (MMDAs) in the country very soon, Vice President Dr. John Dramani Mahama has disclosed.
One of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) funded projects in the Asante Akim North Municipality in the Ashanti Region has been completed and handed over to appropriate authorities in the area.