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OUR DISTRICT

Akatsi North District Assembly

In 2012, Akatsi North District Assembly (ANDA) was carved out of the Akatsi District by Legislative Instrument (L.I 2161) 2016 with its capital named Ave Dakpa for the purpose of ensuring decision-making and development at the local level. The District lies between latitude S 6o – 7o N and longitude 0 W – 1 E and south of the dry savannah and north of the forest zones. It covers an area of about 324 square kilometers. It is located in the southeastern part of the Volta region.

Vision
The vision is to become a District Assembly of excellence in service provision for accelerated and sustainable development among all the District Assemblies in Ghana.
Mission
The Akatsi North District Assembly exists to improve the living standards of the people through mobilization of resources and provision of services and socio-economic infrastructure for the total development of the District within the framework of good governance.

Functions

  • To be responsible for the overall development of the District
  • To formulate and execute plans, programmes and strategies for the effective mobilization of the resources necessary for the overall development of the District.
  • To promote and support productive activity and social development in the District and remove any obstacles to initiative and development.
  • To sponsor the education of the students from the District to fill particular manpower needs of the District especially in the social sectors of education and health, making sure that the sponsorship is fairly and equitably balanced between male and female students
  • To be responsible to guide and support sub-District structures, other public agencies and local communities to perform their functions.
  • To initiate programmes for the development of basic infrastructure and provide District works and services in the District.
  • To be responsible for the development, improvement and management of human settlements and the environment in the District
  • To promote and support productive activity and social development in the District and remove any obstacles to initiative and development.
  • To cooperate with appropriate national and local security agencies, be responsible for the maintenance of public safety in the District.
  • To be responsible for the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage within the District.
  • To promote and encourage other persons or bodies to undertake development projects, monitor, assess and evaluate their impact on the development of the District and national economy

The District shares common boundaries with Agortime Ziope District and Republic of Togo in the North, South with Akatsi South and Ketu North Districts, in the East with the northern side of Akatsi South District and in the West with southern part of Republic of Togo. Below are Akatsi North District in National and Regional Context.