Hon. Alhaji Braimah Boyong Asante Akim Central Municipal
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.
Under a new Presidential Initiative dubbed: “District Presidential Industrialisation Initiative,” the government, through existing agencies, is supporting rural entrepreneurs to build their capacity to increase output for a ready market.