Kassena Nankana West district with its capital Paga forms part of the new districts and municipalities created last year by the President, J.A Kufuor were inaugurated at their various locations simultanously on the 29th of February 2008.
The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27 new Districts, 4 Municipalities, Upgraded 26 existing Districts and 2 existing Municipalities.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 169.
These new creation arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 138 MMDAs which was not one way or the other allowing the government to fully implement its policies of local governance to the benefit of the entire citizenary.
www.ghanadistricts.com in conjunction with this assembly, is in the process of collecting relevant data concerning its location and size; topography and drainage; climate and vegetation; geology and soil; social infrastructure; economy and all that one needs to know about it.
A grand durbar was over the weekend organized by Afrikids, a Non-governmental agency(NGO) in the Kassena Nankana West District to exhibit the road so far in 20 years concerning advocacy and crusade against sacrifices of children born with deformity.
Members of the Siring ‘A’ Women’s Shea Butter Extraction Society, a cooperative society based at Sirigu in the Kassena Nankana West District of the Upper East Region are unable to produce shea butter in large quantities due to lack of electricity.
The Navrongo youth Agenda for Development, a youth group in the Navrongo Municipality has expressed dismay about the fire that engulfed the Navrongo Central Market at the weekend leaving many traders jobless.
The Kassena Nankana West District Assembly is advancing a Small Town Water System project at Katiu, a suburb of the district to give opportunity for residents to access potable water to boost their wellbeing in the area.