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NANUMBA SOUTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
Nanumba South District was carved out of the former Nanumba District under LI 1763, in 2004 and inaugurated on 27th August 2004 with Wulensi as the district capital.Located between Latitude 8.5oN &9.0oN and Longitude 0.5oE & 0.5oW of the Greenwich Meridian, with a total land area of around 1,300sq km, the District is found in the eastern corridor of the Northern Region of Ghana and shares boundaries with:

  • Zabzugu Tatale District and the Republic of Togo to the East;
  • East Gonja to the West;
  • Nkwanta District of the Volta Region to the South-East; and
  • Nanumba North District to the North
  • Kpandai District to the South-West

The Nanumba South District currently has one (1) constituency, twenty-eight (28) Electoral Areas,Three (3) Area Councils and twenty-eight (28) Unit Committees. The General Assembly of the District therefore comprises 42 Assembly Persons, 28 elected and 13 Government Appointees out of which 5 are women

Assembly Members (42)
  • Males (38)
  • Females (4)
POPULATION SIZE
The population of the district according to 2010 population and housing census stands at 93,464 with 46,776 males and 46,688 females.

2015 REVENUE AS AT JUNE
2,495,492.92

2015 EXPENDITURE AS AT JUNE
2,532,282.26

D.C.E - HON. ALELE VERONICA HEMING

PM - DANIEL SARFO AMANTANA

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

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