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WEST MAMPRUSI

DISTRICT PROFILE
The West Mamprusi District is one of  the 45 new districts created in 1988 under the Government of Ghana’s decentralization and local government reform policy carved out of the old Gambaga District in the Northern Region. The districts’ administrative capital is Walewale, and was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 2061.The district is bordered to the north by Builsa, Kassena-Nankana and Bolgatanga districts, in the Upper East Region; to the south by North Gonja, Karaga, Kumbungu and Savelugu district in the Northern Region; to the west by the Sissala East and Wa East districts; and to the east by East Mamprusi.

Assembly Members (47)
  • Males (43)
  • Females (4)

Population
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 121,117 with 59,566 males and 61,551 females.

D.C.E - HON. SAAKA SAYUTI

PM - ABU MOHAMMED

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

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