Kpandai district was curved out of the East Gonja district on 29th of February 2008. by an Act of Parliament through a Legislative Instrument and is the highest Administrative and Political authority within its sphere of influence and jurisdiction . 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 from the day they were inaugurated .It has kpandai as its administrative capital. The district shares boundaries with East Gonja to the west, Nanumba South to the north, Nkwanta North and Nkwanta South to the East and Krachi West to the south. Kpandai,is the administrative capital.
The Member of Parliament for Kpandai constituency, Matthew Nyindam has in a short term measure committed an amount worth GHS 11,500 in rehabilitating the Loloto dam to ostensibly increase and improve the capacity of the dam for residents.
The Member of Parliament for Kpandai constituency in the Northern region, Matthew Nyindam is calling on the Ministry of Interior for assistance to beef up the capacity of the security systems in the whole district.
The Kpandai District Assembly in the Northern Region over the past four years had undertaken a number of development projects and these include include accommodation blocks to house the assembly staff and three-unit classroom blocks each at Katiejili, Kpandai, Balai and Kumdi.