Upper East is located in the north-eastern corner of the country between longitude 00 and 10 West and latitudes 100 30”N and 110N. It is bordered to the north by Burkina Faso, the east by the Republic of Togo, the west by Sissala in Upper West and the south by West Mamprusi in Northern Region. The land is relatively flat with a few hills to the East and southeast. The total land area is about 8,842 sq km, which translates into 2.7 per cent of the total land area of the country.
The Builsa North District Assembly has renovated a four separate teachers’ bungalow for the Sandema Senior High Technical School (SANSTECH) to help improve accommodation condition for teachers in the area.
Works on a three storey administration block for the Builsa North District Assembly in the Upper East Region is still on course, District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, Mr. Bonaventure Adangabey has disclosed.
The Chief Executive officer for Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), Mrs. Sheila Naah Boamah has assured that more tertiary students in the Binduri District may benefit enormously from the fund if discussion between her office and the assembly ends successfully.