Administration Structure

Political and Administrative Structure

The main administrative structure in the region is the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), headed by the Regional Minister, who is also the Chairman of the Regional Security Council (REGSEC).

Other members of the RCC include the Regional Coordinating Director, District Chief Executives and presiding members of the District Assemblies, and two representatives from the Regional House of Chiefs.

All heads of decentralised departments are ex-officio members of the RCC. The Regional Coordinating Director is the Secretary to the Council.

Prior to 2012, the region had twenty (20) districts, as follows:

In 2012, six additional districts were created for the region. Table 1.2 presents the new districts that were created and their capitals.

The region had 26 constituencies prior to the creation of the new districts in 2012. Five more constituencies were created in 2012 for the region following the creation of the new districts increasing the number of constituencies in the region to 31.




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