The Garu-Tempane District forms part of the Thirteen (13) Districts in the Upper East Region of Ghana. The District has its Administrative Capital at Garu. The District shares boundaries with Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo District in the Northern Region, to the West with Bawku West District,the District Equally shares boundaries with Binduri District, Bawku Municipal and Pusiga District respectively to the North and the Republic of Togo to the East.The Garu-Tempane Districts is a district that is faced with a number of teething problems which are centered on how to harness our human and material resources to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people. It benefited from a number of interventions during the implementation of the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy 2002-2005 when it formed part of the then Bawku East District. The Assembly is extending an invitation to any development partner interested in the welfare of our people to come and assist achieve our goals and objectives so that one day we can all be proud partners to the development efforts of this District.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the Garu-Tempane District in the Upper East Region, Hon. Albert Akoka Alalzuga has called on authorities of the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council, the Savannah Region of Togo and those of the Central South and Central East Provinces of Burkina Faso to set up an Implementation and Follow-Ups Committee to ensure that all recommendations at their periodic Tripartite Meetings are effectively executed.
Mr Alfred Akoka, District Chief Executive for Garu-Tempane, has said his outfit was committed to make the teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT) more attractive to students in the district.
Residents of Garu- Tempane district in the Upper East region will soon have the opportunity to access a tertiary health facility which will assist in responding to the health challenges of people in the area.