The Saboba District is one of the 26 districts in the Northern Region. The district was carved out of the then East Dagomba District In 1988, in pursuance of the Government’s Decentralisation and Local Government Reform policy, with Saboba as the district Administrative capital. It is located on the north-eastern corner of the Northern Region. The district is bounded by Chereponi District to the north, Tatale District to the south, Yendi Municipal and Gushiegu to the west. On the east, is the River Oti, which serves as the international boundary between Ghana and the Republic of Togo.
In line with strategies to initiate moves in creating employment opportunities for the local people as a resolve to reduce the economic burden of the ordinary Ghanaian, the Saboba district assembly is rolling-out a labour intensive project to fix several roads in the area.
The Saboba Distrct Assembly is gradually making earnest move to end the difficulties of teachers regarding their accommodation situation in the area, as a standard teachers’ quarters facility is being constructed for teachers at Kunjuli.
The implementation of some two massive health projects scheduled for this year have kicked off in the Saboba district in the Northern region to assists boost the health system of the area, the District Chief Executive for the Assembly, Mr. Ali Adolf G. John, has revealed.