Hon. Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko Ejisu-Juaben Municipal
Ejisu-Juaben Municipal is one of the 30 administrative and political Districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The Municipal is known globally for its rich cultural heritage and tourists attractions notably the booming kente weaving industry. The Municipal stretches over an area of 637.2 km2 constituting about 10% of the entire Ashanti Region and with Ejisu as its capital. Currently it has four urban settlements namely, Ejisu, Juaben, Besease and Bonwire.
The Municipal is located in the central part of the Ashanti Region and provides enormous opportunity for creating an inland port for Ghana to serve northern section of the country. It lies within Latitude 1° 15’ N and 1 ° 45’ N and Longitude 6° 15’W and 7° 00’W. Ejisu-Juaben Municipal shares boundaries with six (6) other Districts in the Region.
To the North East and North West of the Municipal are Sekyere East and Kwabre East Districts respectively, to the South are Bosomtwe and Asante-Akim South Districts, to the East is the Asante-Akim North Municipal and to the West is the Kumasi Metropolitan.
The resolve by the Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko to rid the Municipality of filth continue with a number of measures being instituted by the MCE.
The Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Joseph Yamin has called on Ghanaians to support Metropolitan, Municipal and district Assemblies to successfully implement the street naming exercise in the country.
The re-constituted Board of Governors for the Achinakrom Senior High School (SHS) in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality have been inaugurated with a call on it not to do anything that could put it on a collision course with the school’s head.