Asante Akim North District with its capital Agogo was carved from Asante Akim north and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.
The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216.
These new creations arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 170 MMDAs which was not one way or the other allowing the government to fully implement its policies of local governance to the benefit of the entire citizenry.
www.ghanadistricts.com in conjunction with this assembly is in the process of collecting relevant data concerning its location and size; topography and drainage; climate and vegetation; geology and soil; social infrastructure; economy and all that one needs to know about it.
The population of the Municipality according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census stands at 140,694 with 67,673 males and 73,021 females.
Asante-Akim North District Assembly, has promised a cash reward of GH10,000.00 to each of the 35 junior high schools in the area, who achieve 90 per cent score pass in the Basic Education Certificate Examination.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asante-Akim North, Mr Daniel Osei, has called for an end to the unacceptable practice of sending school children home over non-payment of printing fees and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) dues by teachers.