Nabdam District with its capital Tongo was carved from Talensi-Nabdam and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.
The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216.
These new creations arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 170 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.
The Assembly member for Zoliba-Tindongo electoral area in the Nabdam district, Charles T. Mbanbon is pleading for works to resume on the Rural Electrification Programme(REP) to assist improve the living standards of residents.
The Member of Parliament for Nabdam constituency, Hon. Boniface Agambilla has contended that several road projects suspended and abandoned in the area were as a result of what he described as ‘management lapses, lack of vision and laziness’.
Madam Vivian Anafo, the Presidential nominee for the new Nabdam district in the Upper East region on Tuesday, 6th November 2012 pulled through as the new District Chief Executive for the Assembly, following a second round of voting after being rejected initially by the Assembly.
Madame Vivian Anafo, the Presidential nominee for the newly created Nabdam District Assembly in the Upper East region, has failed to pass the two-thirds majority approval for her to become the DCE for the area.