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Hon. George Opare Addo
Akuapim North


The Akuapem North District was established in 1988 by Legistrative Instrument (LI) 1430.  Until then, it was part of the erstwhile Akuapem District Council which was established in 1975.  Akropong is the District Capital. Other major towns are Mampong Adukrom, Larteh Abiriw, Awukugua, Mamfe and Dawu. By the government of the PNDC Law 207 which replaced the Local Government act 462 in 1993 it was nameed Akuapem North District Assembly.

The district is located in the south-eastern part of the eastern region and is about 58km from Accra, the capital city of Ghana. The Akuapim North district shares boundaries to the northeast with Yilo Krobo, north with New Juaben Municipal, southeast with Dangme West, southwest with Akuapim South Municipal, and in the west with the Suhum-Kraboa-Coaltar district. The District covers a land area of about 450 sq. km representing 2.3% of the total area of the Eastern Region.

The boundary stretches from Obosomase in the South, through to Abonse in the east to Okrakwadwo and Asamang in the North to Okorase and Mangoase in the West. The Akuapim North District has about 230 settlements with Akropong as its capital.  



 news in this district
  • AKUAPEM N: Cultivate the spirit of giving-Headmistress

    The Headmistress of the Akropong School for the Blind, Madam Mahela Narh, has urged Ghanaians to cultivate the spirit of giving, since there was more blessing in giving than receiving. Her call to Ghanaians came on the heels of a donation which included bags of rice, oil and boxes of Indomie instant noodles made by the Delhi Public School (DPS), a Tema-based private school,the  recently.

  • AKUAPIM N: All is set for Street Naming excercise

    Arrangements for the Street naming exercise in the Akuapem North Municipality is far advanced with most of the processes completed awaiting the actual exercise to be commenced soon.

  • AKATSI N:150 PWDs receive GHS 28,000 from assembly

    About 230 Persons Living with Disability have so far have been identified and registered to receive governmental support in the Akatsi North District.

  • AKUAPIM N: Okuapemman honours Eastern Regional Minister

    The Okuapemman Association in the US and Canada have presented a special Peace and Unity Honorary Award to Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, the Eastern Regional Minister, at its 28th Anniversary Celebration of Odwira and Ohum Festival at Newark, New Jersey.

  • AKUAPIM N:MCE takes office

    George Opare Addo, the newly confirmed Chief Executive for the Akuapim North District Assembly has taken office after he was sworn into office.



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