The Ellembelle District
The Ellembelle District is one of the twenty-one (21) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies in the Western Region of Ghana. The District was carved out of the then Nzema East District in December 2007 by (LI) 1918 and inaugurated in 29 February 2008 by the then President, John Agyekum Kufuor, with Nkroful, the birthplace of Kwame Nkrumah as the District Administrative seat or Capital.
In the Local Government Act, 1993 (Act 462) and the National Development Planning System Act, 1994 (Act 408), the Ellembelle District Assembly is to function as the overall Planning Authority in its areas of jurisdiction.
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