Savannah Region: Damongo Chosen As Regional Capital

Damongo has been chosen as the regional capital of the newly created Savannah region.President Akufo-Addo addressing a ceremony to mark the presentation of Constitutional Instrument(CIs) to back the creation of the new regions today February 12, 2019, at the Jubilee House said Damongo has been chosen as the capital of the new Savannah region.According to him, the creation of the new Savannah region is in fulfilment of years agitations, petitions and pleas made by the people over the years.“Today’s ceremony, the presentation of the Constitutional Instrument for the creation of the Savannah Region and the signing of the Instrument of Attestation, are as a result of twenty-three(23) years of agitation, pleas and petitions made by successive Yagbonwuras, Members of Parliament, the Gonja Youth Association, among others to successive goverments for the creation of this region, to no avail.”Backing the creation of the new region, he revealed that one will not be wrong if he describes the Savannah region as the least developed in Northern region.He revealed that the Northern regional Minister, Honourable Salifu Saeed has been tasked to act as caretaker Minister until  a substantive Minister is appointed.Bono East and Ahafo Region will have their constitutional instruments presented on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.Western North and Oti regions will take their turns on Friday, 15th February 2019.Meanwhile, each new region has been allocated seed money of 20 million cedis from the budget to enhance the socio-economic development outlook of the regions.Call our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp. You could equally email your stories or articles to and we’ll surely put them onlineLog in to leave a comment

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