The Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly was carved out from the East Mamprusi District in 2004, through LI 1748.The district is located to the north-eastern corner of Northern Region. It shares boundaries with Garu-Timpani district in the Upper East Region to the North and the Republic of Togo to the east. It is bordered to the west by East Mamprusi and to the South by Gushegu and Saboba/Chereponi Districts. It is on longitude.... and latitude 0◦. The district has an estimated total land size of 1,257.1square kilometres which is 2% of the land size of northern region.
Senior citizens resident in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district have urged the assembly to consider in tapping the diversified and rich experiences they have gathered over the years to help in facilitating the development of the area.
A local based Radio station, Lom Fm in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo district has taken delivery of four (4) Multi Band Radio sets and have distributed them to its listener groups in Jilik and Naniik communities.
Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister has cut the sod for construction works on the Namong Senior High School in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, which is part of governments first batch of the fifty model schools under the new 200 community SHS across the country.