President John Agyekum Kufuor has created 25 new Districts and three Municipal Assemblies bringing the total number of districts to 166.

A statement signed by Mr Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment said Tema and Cape Coast had also been elevated to Metropolitan Assemblies.

The new Municipal Assemblies Ledzokuku-Krowor, with headquarters at Teshie Nungua; Adenta-Ashaiman (Adenta) and Weija (Mallam).

The District Assemblies are: Shama, Prestea-Huni Valley, Sefwi Akontombra, Gomoa East, Awutu Senya, Upper Denkyira West, Biakoye and Ketu North.

The others are: Nkwanta North, Upper Manya, Birim South, Kwahu East, Offinso North, Atwima-Kwanwoma, Kumawu Afram Plains and Nsuta-Kwamang Beposo.

The rest are: Afigya-Kwabre, Bsome Freho, Sunyani West, Dromaa East, Nkoranza North Chereponi, Kpandai, Lambussie and Kassena Nankana West.

Source: GNA

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