The Bolgatanga Municipal is the home of the Upper East Regional capital. The Municipality forms part of the Thirteen (13) Districts and Municipals in the Region. This, of course, makes it the largest urban centre in the Region.
The Municipality shares boundaries with Bongo District to the North, to the East with Nabdam District, to the South with Talensi District and to the West with Kassena Nankana East District.The Administrative capital is Bolgatanga.
Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, at the weekend described the street naming and property addressing project as key for revenue mobilization for Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies.
Dr Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, Minister of Health, addressed the Annual General Meeting of District Directors of Health in Bolgatanga, with a call for multi-sectorial approach to facilitate and improve health delivery in the country.
Some 4,000 teachers of basic schools in the Upper East Region who underwent training in Information Communication Technology (ICT) organized by the government have started receiving laptop computers as part of the package.
Alhaji Musbau Ahmed, the Acting Regional Director of Ministry of Food and Agriculture, has suggested adoption of dry season gardening by farmers in the region to augment food requirement for the region.
Mr Lambert Dadeebo, the Zonal Coordinator of the Roots and Tuber Improvement and Marketing Programme (RTIMP), has said women’s involvement in the production, marketing and processing along the value chain was key in enhancing their socio-economic development.