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General News of Monday, 18 February 2019

Source: Myjoyonline.com

6 new districts to be inaugurated on Tuesday

Government will on Tuesday, February 19, inaugurate simultaneously six newly created assemblies and districts.

They are Korle Klottey assembly with the capital Osu, Ablekuma Central assembly with the capital Lartebiokorshie and Ayawaso Central assembly with Kokomlemle as its capital.

The rest are Akyease Assembly with Akyease as its capital, Anloga District with Anloga as its capital and the North East Gonja Assembly with Kpalebe as its capital.

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah who disclosed this to Journalists in Koforidua in the Eastern Region said, a number of ministers of state have been designated to conduct the inaugural ceremonies on behalf of the President, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo.

“It is the expectation of government that this will further deepen decentralisation and developments in these newly created districts,” he added.