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TWIFO ATTI-MORKWA

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Twifo Atti-Morkwa District Assembly was established under Legislative Instrument 2023 in June 28th 2012. The District Assembly has 42 Members made up of 28 elected and 12 appointed Members the Hon. District Chief Executive and Member of Parliament. The membership is made up of 40 Males and 2 Females. The Assembly has one (1) Member of Parliament representing the Twifo/Atti-Morkwa Constituency and who is an ex-officio member. The District Assembly has five (5) Area Councils namely;
•Twifo Praso Area Council
•Twifo Mampong Area Council
•Twifo Agona Area Council
•Twifo Wamaso Area Council and
•Twifo Nyinase Area Council

Assembly Members (42)
  • Males (40)
  • Females (2)
LOCATION
The District is bounded to the north by the Upper Denkyira East Municipal to the South by the Hemang Lower Denkyira District, to the West by the Mpohor Wassa East District and to the East by the Assin North Municipal and Assin South Districts. The functions of the Twifo/Atti-Morkwa District Assembly like all other District Assemblies are basically derived from statute, as mandated by Local Government Act 462 of 1993 and Legislative Instrument, LI. 2023.


POPULATION AND SIZE
From the 2010 Population and Housing Census, the district has a total population of 61,473, representing 2.9 percent of the total population of the Central Region. Twifo Atti-Morkwa District has a total Fertility Rate of 4.1 which is higher than the average fertility rate of the region (3.6). With the high fertility rate, the District now has a projected population of 73,380.

D.C.E - Hon. Robert Agyemang Nyantakyi


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

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