Agona East District, one of the twenty (20) districts in the Central Region is situated in the eastern corner of the Central Region within latitudes 5030’ and 5050’N and between longitudes 0035’ and 0055’ W. It has a total land area of 667 square kilometers. The district is divided into Five (5) sub-districts or Town/Area Councils. They are: Nsaba, Duakwa, Asafo, Kwanyako and Mankrong area councils.
The District is bordered to the North by Birim South, to the North East by West Akim, to the South by Agona West Municipality, to the East by Efutu-Senya District and to the Northwest and West by Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa and Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Districts. The District capital, Nsaba, which is approximately thirty-five kilometers North of Winneba is at a nodal point of roads radiating to the rich cocoa growing areas of the Central Region.
An official of National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has cautioned Ghanaians, especially the youth, not to engage in acts that could disturb the peace when the Supreme Court gives its verdict on the Election Petition.
Three top officials of the Agona East District of Ghana Education Service (GES) and a bank manager from the area have been arrested by the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) for their involvement in financial fraud.
Members of the Agona East District Assembly on Friday re-elected Mr Samuel Richard Zigah, a Senior Lecturer of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) as the Presiding Member (PM) for another two year term.