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 Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region on Friday December 5, honoured 15 farmers engaged in crop and animal production to mark the 30th National Farmers’ Day celebration under the theme: “Eat what You Grow,”
To improve local governance, social accountability at the grassroots level, Centre for the Development of people (CEDEP), a non-governmental Organization, last August, 2014, successfully launched and inaugurated Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA), project in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality in the Ashanti Region.