Akyemansa district with its capital Ofoase forms part of the new districts and municipalities created last year by the President, J.A Kufuor were inaugurated at their various locations simultanously on the 29th of February 2008.
The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27 new Districts, 4 Municipalities, Upgraded 26 existing Districts and 2 existing Municipalities.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 169.
These new creation arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 138 MMDAs which was not one way or the other allowing the government to fully implement its policies of local governance to the benefit of the entire citizenary.
www.ghanadistricts.com in conjunction with this assembly, is in the process of collecting relevant data concerning its location and size; topography and drainage; climate and vegetation; geology and soil; social infrastructure; economy and all that one needs to know about it.
District Chief Executive for the Akyemansa District Assembly, Tom Budu has expressed delight in the support given by indigenes of the district towards the organization of the One week celebration of the Late President John Evans Atta Mills.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Victor Smith yesterday commissioned a new court house at Ofoase in the Akyemansa District as part of efforts to improve infrastructure in the judicial system of the country.