The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly (AOBDA) was carved out of the Ajumako-Enyan District as a District Council in 1978. It was also established as a District Assembly to be known as Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly (AOBDA) on 22nd November, 1988 by Legislative Instrument (LI) 1378. It has jurisdiction over Thirty-six (36) Electoral Areas listed in the Instrument.Breman Asikuma, the administrative capital is also the traditional capital of the Bremans, and is one of three Traditional Councils of the District. The other traditional councils are Odoben and Brakwa.
The District is located in the North-Central portion of the Central Region of Ghana. It covers an area of 884.84 square kilometers. It is located between latitude 50 51” and 50 52” North and longitude 10 50” and 10 5” West. It is bordered on the North by Birim South District in the Eastern Region, on the South by Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District, on the West by Assin South District and on the East by Agona East District.
The District Chief Executive for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has disclosed that the Assembly is undertaking a vital project for drivers at Breman Kokoso by constructing a modern Lorry station in the area.
More orphans and vulnerable children in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region will soon be offered a helping hand to enable these needy children further their education to preferred levels.
The District Chief Executive Officer for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has said the assembly through the District Response Initiative (DRI) is working assiduously to drastically reduce the current HIV prevalence rate of 1.6% to 0.2% in the next few years.