The Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo district is one of the 26 districts created in the Northern Region. It was created in the year 2004 as part of the government’s efforts to further decentralize governance. It has Bunkpurugu as its administrative capital. The district is located at the north-eastern end of the Northern Region of Ghana. It shares boundaries in the north with the Garu-Tempane, to the east with Togo, west with East Mamprusi and to the south by Gushiegu and chereponi districts respectively
The District Chief Executive for the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly, Philip Laari has assured his residents that government is working out vigorously to implement the relevant infrastructure capable of facilitating the growth and development of the area.
The District Chief Executive for the Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly, Philip Laari has called for collaboration between Asembly members, traditional leaders and stakeholders to help tackle smuggling of fertilizer into neighbouring countries.