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Ashanti

BEKWAI

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Bekwai Municipal Assembly is among the 30 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Ashanti Region. The Municipality was established under Legislative Instrument (L.I. 1906, 2007). Some of the major settlements are Bekwai, Kokofu, Essumeja, Anwiankwanta, Dominase, Poano, Ofoase-Kokoben, Bogyawe, Senfi, Huntado, Abodom, Amoaful, Dadease, Kensere, Akyeremade, Dotom, Koniyaw and Kokotro.

 Assembly Members (49)
  • Male (39)
  • Female (10)
Population
The 2010 Population and Housing Census put the population of the Bekwai Municipality at 118, 024 with 55,615 males and 62409 females representing 47.1 percent and 52.9 percent respectively. The table below presents the projected population of the Municipality using the 2010 population figure as the base year.

Economic Activitiy
The Bekwai Municipal Assembly’s local economy is structured into three major categories namely: Primary Production, Manufacturing and Services/Commerce.


            

M.C.E - HON. KWAKU KYEI BAFFOUR

              source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016 and other sources

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