Yilo Krobo Municipal District Assembly forms part of the twenty six (26) Municipalities and Districts in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
It covers a total estimated surface area of 1,201 square kilometers of the total area of Eastern Region.
The Administrative capital of the Municipal is Somanya. The Municipal shares boundaries with New Juaben Municipal and Akwapem Norh District to the west respectively,to the east with Lower Manya Krobo District,to the north with Fanteakwa Districts and to the south with Dangme West District.
Elders of the Yilo Krobo Paramountcy in the Eastern Region have strongly kicked against the creation of a third gate in the nomination of a paramount chief for the area by a group hailing from Shai-Osudoku, a traditional area in the Greater Accra Region.
President John Dramani Mahama, on Saturday, directed that no Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies should provide permits to developers whose projects do not include toilet facilities in their building plans.
Three Krobo Municipal and District Assemblies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with various associations of persons considered vulnerable and fully committing to integrating them in the local governance process.
Mr Antwi-Boasiako Sekyere, Eastern Regional Minister, has proposed that teachers should be equipped with managerial skills to be better placed to produce qualified and disciplined students for the country.