Kassena Nankana East Municipal is one of the Thirteen (13) Municipalities and Districts in the Upper East Region. The Administrative Capital of the Municipality is Navrongo. The Kassena-Nankana munisipal lies within the Guinea Savannah woodlands. The district falls approximately between latitude 11°10’ and 10°3’ North and longitude 10°1’ West. The Municipal share boundaries with Bongo District and Bolgatanga Municipal to the East, West Mamprusi to the South, to the West with Builsa South District, Kassena Nankana West District and Builsa District respectively, and Finally the Municipality shares boundaries with Burkina Faso to the North.
Dr Stanislaus Alu Kandingdi, Kassena East Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has expressed worry at the continuous massive failure of candidates in the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) within the municipality.
Thursday brought to an end protracted disapprovals of President John Mahama’s nominees for District Chief Executive position for the Kassena Nankana West District as assembly members finally arrived at a decision and a choice.