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    Western

    ELLEMBELE

    DISTRICT PROFILE
    The Ellembelle District Assembly is one of the 23 administrative MMDAs (Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies) in the Western Region of Ghana. The Ellembelle District Assembly was carved out of the then Nzema East District, now Nzema East Municipal in December 2007 by Legislative Instrument (LI) 1918 and officially inaugurated in February, 2008.

    It is a coastal district sharing boundaries with Jomoro Municipal to the West, Wassa Amenfi West Municipal to the North, Nzema East Municipal to the South – East, Tarkwa – Nsuaem Municipal to the East and a 70 km stretch of sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The district capital is Nkroful, which is the birth place of the first President (Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah) of the Republic of Ghana. 

    There are 54 Assembly Members comprising 36 elected members and 16 government appointees, the DCE and a Member of Parliament who constitute the General Assembly - the highest decision-making body of The District Assembly The district has one constituency called the ‘Ellembelle Constituency’ with a total of 7 Area Councils, namely Nkroful Area Council, Esiama Area Council, Kikam Area Council, Asasetre Area Council, Awiebo Area Council, Atuabo Area Council and Aiyinase Area Council.

    Agriculture (including fishing and forestry) remains the major occupation in the district engaging in tree crop farming such as cocoa, coffee, rubber, oil palm, in addition to cassava and plantain while large proportion of the people along the coastal belt engage in fishing and coconut farming as the main sources of livelihood.

                                 
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Address

  • P.O. Box CT 4559, Cantonments, Accra
  • Ghana Post: GD-220-0693
  • CLGA HOUSE, NO. 6 NAA AFRIYIE STREET, BEHIND OMNI BANK, ZOOMLION HEAD OFFICE ROAD

Contact Numbers

  • (+233) (0) 303 937 222
  • (+233) (0) 312 297 770
  • (+233) (0) 302 905 651

Contacts

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