Adansi Asokwa District Assembly aspire to become a highly qualified socio-economic service provider that creates wealth and opportunity for Human resource development within the District.


The mission of the Adansi Asokwa District Assembly is to improve the quality of life of the people in partnership with major stakeholders through the formulation of sound policies and the executing of projects and programmes in areas of poverty reduction, human resource and infrastructural development.


To accomplish its mission and achieve its goals and objectives the AADA performs a number of  Co-ordinated statutorily defined functions derived from Section 245 of the 1992 Constitution of the Republic of Ghana as well as Section 10(3) of the Local Government Act, 2015 (Act 936).  Broadly, these functions which are deliberative, legislative and executive in nature, include the following listed below.

  • The Assembly is answerable for the overall development of the district
  • It is also responsible for the development, improvement and management of human settlements and the environment in the district;
  • Preparation of development plans and budget
  • Formulate and execute plans, programmes and strategies for the effective mobilization of resources necessary for the overall development of the district;
  • Promote and support productive activity and social development in the district;
  • Initiate programmes for the development of basic infrastructure
  • Provide public works and service in the district;
  • In co-operation with appropriate national and local security agencies, be responsible for the maintenance of security and public safety in the district;
  • Ensure ready access to the courts and public tribunals in the district for the promotion of justice

Other Functions that are in Ada’s Establishing Legislative Instrument Include:

  • Build, maintain, staff, employ and discipline teachers
  • Prevent nuisance
  • Govern antiques
  • Ensure hygiene and cleanliness
  • Impound stray animals;
  • Regulate and supervise entertainment and other occupational areas;
  • Plan and implement physical development plans (buildings etc.)
  • Regulate and maintain health facilities
  • Regulate and maintain markets and collect taxes
  • Ensure the rights of children,
  • Organize community development programmes
  • Improve agriculture;
  • Promote tourism and environmental management
  • Establish and manage small scale industries
  • Maintain district statistics
  • Safeguard public health
  • Control motor parks
  • Establish postal facilities
  • Promote sports development;
  • Manage the distillation, sale and transport of locally produced alcohol
  • License petrol service and filling stations
  • Provide information centers where necessary in consultation with the Ministry of Information


  • Professionalism
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Team work
  • Timeliness


Date Created : 2/11/2019 2:25:06 AM