About Us

Geographical Location and History

The district is located in the North-Eastern part of the region, and lies between latitudes 6º45” – 6º55” North and Longitude 1º15” – 1º 25” West. The district shares boundaries with other districts like Sekyere-Kumawu to the North-East, Sekyere South to the West-West, Asante-Akim Central Municipal to the South-East and Juaben Municipal Assembly to the South-West. It covers an estimated area of about 730.5sq/km.

The Sekyere East District, created in 1988 has Effiduase as its capital.

On 1st November 2007, by LI 1900 the new Sekyere East District was created as one of the twenty-seven (27) districts in the Ashanti Region, with Effiduase still the district capital

Mission & Vision

The Sekyere East District Assembly exists “to ensure the harnessing of its resources for the provision of basic social services in partnership with stakeholders to improve the living standards of the people in the District”.

The vision of the Sekyere East District Assembly is “to become a highly professional socio-economic service provider that creates opportunities for human resource development in partnership with other administrative authorities and the private sector in the district”.

Core Values

The Assembly operates on some core values. These core values are guiding principles that dictate the behaviour of staff of the Assembly in the performance of their duty. The Sekyere East District operates of the following core values: Accountability, Client - oriented, Creativity, Diligence, Discipline, Equity, Integrity, Innovativeness, Loyalty, Commitment, Timeliness, and Transparency