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ASSIN SOUTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
By law, the Assin South District Assembly constitutes the highest political and administrative authority in the district (Local Government Act. 1993, Act. 462) with the mandate to initiate and co-ordinate all development efforts and to implement government policies aimed at sustainable development. The district was established in 2004 by LI. 1957 The Assin South District Assembly has one (1) constituency, six (6) Area Councils, Twenty-Five (25) Electoral Areas and One hundred and twenty five (125) Unit Committees.

Assembly Members (34)
  • Males (30)
  • Females (4)

DISTRICT ECONOMY
The total population of the District per current figure obtained from the 2010 National census is estimated at approximately 104,224.The District has an agrarian based economy. Major cash crops including cocoa, palm, citrus and pineapple are cultivated.

LOCATION
There are two popular markets located at Nyankumasi-Ahenkro and Assin Andoe. The renowned Manso Slave Centre can also be located in the District.The District covers a surface area of 1,187sq. km representing 12% of the surface area of the Central Region. It is bordered on the north by Assin North Municipal, West by Twifo-Hemen Lower-Denkyir District, East by Asikuma Odoben-Brakwa District and Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District and on the South byAbura-Asebu-Kwamankese District.

D.C.E - Hon. Derrick Owusu- Ambrose

                source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2015 and other sources

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