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Eastern

ASUOGYAMAN

DISTRICT PROFILE

The Asuogyaman District was established by the local government instrument LI  1431 of 1988 under   a   government   programme   which   sought   to   enhance   decentralisation   and   promote participatory democracy and grassroots development.  The district Assembly has a total of fifty-three (53) assembly members (37 elected and 16 government appointees). There are six (6) sub-district structures namely Akosombo, Gyakiti, Boso, Anum, Atimpoku and Frankadua/Apeguso Area councils. The district covers a total estimated surface area of 1,507 sq. km, constituting 5.7 percent of the total area of the Eastern Region.

Assembly Members (53)
  • Male (47)
  • Female (6)

POPULATION

 Census Report for the year 2010 gave apopulation of98,046 people made up of 47,030 males and 51,016 Females. For 2015 it is projected at 107,850people (50,690 males and 57,160 females).

D.C.E. - HON. SAMUEL KWAME AGYEKUM


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

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