The Yilo Krobo Municipal is one of the twenty-one districts in the Eastern Region. It lies approximately between latitude 60 .00’N and 00 .30’N and between longitude 00 . 30’ and 10 .00’W. It covers an estimated area of 805sq.km, constituting 4.2 percent of the total area of the Eastern Region with Somanya as its capital.
The municipality is bounded in the north and east by Lower Manya Krobo District, in the South by Akwapim North and Dangme District and on the West by New Juaben Municipal, East Akim Municipal and Fanteakwa District. There are however, conflicts over some resources among Manya, Yilo and Akwapim North Districts due to unclear demarcation of boundaries.
The Municipal Chief Executive for the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly, Andrews Sodah says the Assembly in conjunction with the Department of Agric is making frantic efforts to keenly shift agric from being a household activity into a rewarding and prominent economic venture.
Conditions under which slaughter houses operate in the country has been topical issues in most of the MMDAs especially at a time government is making efforts to improve health conditions of the citizens.
Communities in the Asemese Electoral Area in the Yilo Krobo Municipal in the Eastern Region have appealed to the Ghana Education Service and the assembly to establish a school in the area to help their course to educating their children.
World Vision calls for support for orphans, vulnerable World Vision in collaboration with USAID has called for protection and care for orphans and other vulnerable groups in society in order to ensure better lives for them.