Sekyere Afram Plains District Assembly was established in March 2012 through Legislative Instrument (LI) 2114 and was inaugurated on 28th June 2012. The district capital is Drobonso. The District has one constituency with one Member of Parliament. It has ten (10) electoral areas.
The District is located at the North-Eastern part of the Ashanti Region between latitude oo 20’ N and 1o 2’ N and longitudes 6o 52’W and 7o 32’W. The district covers an estimated land area of 2,450.39 square kilometers. This makes the district the largest in terms of land area in the Region representing 14.5 percent of the total regional land size. The district shares common boundaries with Sekyere-Kumawu to the South, Sekyere Central to the West.It also shares boundaries with Afram Plains North District, in the Eastern Region to the East and the Atebubu-Amantin and Sene East Districts in the Brong Ahafo Region to the North. It shares boundaries with Sene West in the Brong Ahafo Region to the West.
The Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region, has once chalked another milestone in its quest to ensure socio-economic development and improve the lives of residents in the newly created district, after receiving assistance from Norway.
A sod cutting ceremony has been performed by the Ashanti Regional Minister Samuel Sarpong to signal the commencement of construction of information and communication technology centre at Drobonso in the Sekyere Afram Plains district in the Ashanti Region.