Hon. Prince Askia Mohammed Savelugu/Nanton Municipal
Savelugu/Nanton Municipal was carved out of the then Western Dagomba District Council which comprised Tamale, Tolon and Savelugu. The municipal has its administrative capital at Savelugu. The municipal shares boundaries with Tolon Distirct and Kumbugu District to the west, Tamale Metropolis to the south and Yendi Municipal to the south-east. The municipality also shares boundaries with Karaga District to the East and West Mamprusi and Mamprugo/ Moaduri District to the North
Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister of Petroleum on Friday launched the Rural Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Promotion Programme at Savelugu in the Northern Region to distribute cylinders and cook stoves to low access rural areas in the region.
The Northern Region branch of the Ghana Red Cross Society, has trained community volunteers at the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality, to help identify people with eye problems in their communities and refer them to hospitals for treatment.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Savelugu/Nanton, Hon. Abdulai Alhassan Red, has attributed the poor sanitation condition in the area to lack of adherence to calls for change of attitude by residents.
Amplify Governance, a Canadian non-governmental organization(NGO) has offered to lend massive support to the Savelugu/Nanton Municipal Assembly to help step up its revenue mobilization efforts within the municipality.
World Vision Ghana (WVG), an international non-governmental organisation, on Thursday presented educational materials to the Northern Regional Directorate of Education to improve teaching and learning.