De Ahafo Region be fresh region wey dem create insyd Ghana plus Goaso as ein capital. De region get administrative den governmental legislature lyk all de ten wey dey Ghana already. Dem carve de region out of de south-eastern part of de Brong Ahafo Region wey ebi in fulfillment of New Patriotic Party ein campaign promise. As we dey go de 2016 Ghanaian general election, de den candidate Nana Akufo-Addo talk say if dem vote give am, he go see say he go create 6 new regions out of de already regions wey dey exist for Ghana insyd as dis be way he carry govament closer to citizens.
De execution of plans for de creation, dem carry de plans give de newly created Ministry for Regional Reorganization den Development wey dey under de leadership of Hon. Dan Botwe. Govament of Ghana ministry charged wid de responsibility for supervising de creation of de new regions for Ghana. Inside March 2017, de ministry carry de blue print for de creation of de region plus others to de Council of State. De Council met over 36 times from de time of submission to August 2017. De final stage for de creation of de region dem decide am through referendum by de people wey dey de new region inside on 27 December 2018.
|Major Towns wey dey de Ahafo Region.|
De political administration for de region inside bi through de local government system. As edey dis administration system under, dem divide de region into six MMDA's (made up of 0 Metropolitan, 3 Municipal den 3 Ordinary Assemblies). Every District den Municipal Assembly, bi administered by a Chief Executive, wey dey rep de central government buh dem dey collect demma authority from Assembly wey ebi headed by a presiding member elected from among de members demselves. De current list bi as follows:
|#||MMDA Name||Capital||MMDA Type||Chief Executive||Member of Parliament||Party|
|1||Asunafo North||Goaso||Municipal||Osei Yaw Boahen||Evans Bobie Opoku||NPP|
|2||Asunafo South||Kukuom||Ordinary||Frank Aduse Poku||Eric Opoku||NDC|
|3||Asutifi North||Kenyasi||Ordinary||Anthony Mensah||Patrick Banor||NPP|
|4||Asutifi South||Hwidiem||Ordinary||Robert Mensah Dwomoh||Collins Dauda||NDC|
|5||Tano North||Duayaw Nkwanta||Municipal||Ernest Kwarteng||Freda Prempeh||NPP|
|6||Tano South||Bechem||Municipal||Collins Takyi Offinam||Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere||NPP|
Dem do referendum for 27 December 2018 wey dem approved de creation of Ahafo Region. Out of de total of 307,108 registered votes, 277.663 took part for de referendum indie wid 276,763 (99.68 per cent) voting give de creation of de new region. 675 (0.24 per cent) rejected de motion den 225 rejected ballots representing 0.08% of total votes cast . Dem created de new region on 13th of February 2019 by Constitutional Instrument 114 . Dem announce Goaso say dat go bi demma capital for de new region.
Ahafo gey plenty rich natural resources such as Gold, Diamonds, Timber etc. Gold deposit dey in large quantities for areas lyk Mim, Ahafo Kenyasi den Yamfo Areas. Newmont Gold Ghana Limited bi one of de biggest mining companies for de world inside, rydee dem gey demma mining operations for Kenyasi den Yamfo Areas.
Ahafo bi one of de forest belts for Ghana inside, gey plenty forest reserves. Timber industry bi de second highest employer for de Region inside. Dem gey large den medium timber companies scattered across de Region inside. Notable among dem bi timber companies lyk Ayum Forest Products Co. Ltd, Mim Exbo wood Co. Ltd, Ocean-wood Co. Ltd, Supremo-wood processing Co LTD, all dey Mim, Ahafo.
Ahafo Region dem known am to be bread basket for Ghana. Demma soil type for de region supports de production of both food den cash crops. De region bi known for ein large cocoa den cashew productions. De major agro-processing company for region inside bi Mim Cashew & Agric Products company LTD wey dey Mim, Ahafo.
The Region dey hia more of agro-processing companies to leverage on for agricultural outputs produce by de Region.
- Mim Bour wey dey Mim, Ahafo
- Mim Lake also dey Mim, Ahafo
- De White-necked Rockfowl conservation wey dey Asumura
- Okomfo Anokye tree wey dey Sankore
Geography den climate
Location den size
Climate den vegetation
De Ahafo Region bi part of de forest belt for Ghana den egey vegetation wey consists predominantly of fertile soil, grassland, especially savanna wid clusters of drought-resistant trees such as baobabs or acacias. Between December den April bi de dry season for de area. De wet season bi between about July den November wid ein average annual rainfall bi 750 to 1050 mm (30 to 40 inches). De highest temperatures dey reached at de end of de dry season, demma lowest bi December den January. However, demma hot Harmattan wind from de Sahara blows frequently between December den de beginning of February. De temperatures dey vary between 14 °C (59 °F) for night den 40 °C (104 °F) during de day.