The Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo district is one of the nineteen districts of 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 Gushegu and Saboba Chereponi.
At least two health projects, including the construction of a Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) centre and a nurses’ quarters will shortly feature in the key development initiatives scheduled for implementation this year by the Member of Parliament for Bunkpurugu, Hon. Boar Namlit Solomon.
Bright Generation, a non-governmental Organisation (NGO) has donated some items including 1000 tom shoes,Text Books, Pens, Uniforms and Pencils to primary school children in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District.
The Paramount Chief of the Bimoba traditional area, Naa Alhaji Abuba Nasinmong has lauded the efforts of the NDC government in relation to the development strides pushed for the area in the past four years.