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.
Mr. Donkor Fuseini, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Sekyere Afram Plains, has cut sod for construction work to begin on a new Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Adobesu.
Drobonso, the district capital of the Sekyere Afram Plains District in the Ashant Region is expected to register increase economic activities following the start of the new market by the District Assembly.