The Asokore Municipal Assembly was carved out of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and was thus created as a result of the implementation of the Decentralization Programme on June 29th, 2012. The Municipality was established by Legislative Instrument, (L.I) 2112.
The Municipality covers a total land area of 23.91 km2 and it is located to the North-Eastern part of the Kumasi Metropolis. The assembly shares boundaries with Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) to the East, South and West, Kwabre East Municipal to the North-West and Ejisu-Juabeng Municipal Assembly to the South-East. Although a small land size, the Municipality has a population of 304,815 (PHC, 2010) with 10 electoral areas namely; Aboabo No.1, Aboabo No.2, Adukrom, Akurem, Asokore Mampong, Sawaba, Asawasi, New Zongo, Sepe-Tinpom and Akwatialine Electoral Areas.
As part of the various road improvement projects in the country as introduced by the government to facelift the road network in the country, the Municipal Chief Executive of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly Alhaji Nuruden Hamidan, announced that soon major roads would see significant improvement.
The Asokore Mampong Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Nurudeen Hamidan has disclosed that plans are far advanced to set up an ultra modern hospital in the municipality to handle special cases and also assist the already existing health facilities in the municipality.