The Bia East District was carved out of the then Bia District in 2012 by Legislative Instrument (LI) 2014 and officially inaugurated on 28th June, 2012 with the administrative office at Adabokrom. The district shares boundaries with the Dormaa West District Assembly to the north, Asunafo North to the north east, La Cote d’Ivoire to the west, and Bia West District to the south west. The district capital, Adabokrom is located 420 km to the northwest of Sekondi-Takoradi (the Regional Capital) and 250km to Kumasi, the nearest commercial centre. The district has a surface area of 874.1 sq km.
The District Chief Executive for Bia East, Mr. Kwame Twumasi Ankrah has again reiterated his stance to ensure the construction of more Community Health-Base Planning Service (CHPs) compounds in the district to help improve healthcare.
The Bia East District Assembly has through public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement, successfully awarded the drilling and mechanization of 10 boreholes on contract, a move District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, Mr. Kwame Twumasi Ankrah says will be bring enormous benefits to the people.
In a bid to improve accessibility to quality basic education in the district, the Bia East Assembly is set to commission an ultra- modern classroom block for the pupils of Kwabena Nkataa, a farming community in the district.