Exercise political and administrative authority in the district, provide guidance, give direction to, and supervise the administrative authorities in the district.


Responsible for the overall development of the district and shall ensure the preparation of development plans and annual budgets of the district related to its development plans.


Responsible, in cooperation with the appropriate national and local security agencies, for the maintenance of peace, security and public safety in the district.

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Who we are.

Central Tongu District Assembly (CTDA) is established by Legislative instrument (L.I) 2077 of 2012. Originally, Central Tongu District was called North Tongu District but when the Former North Tongu District was split in 2012 by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 2077.

The former North Tongu District before its creation used to be part of the Sogakope District now South Tongu District Assembly.

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Central Tongu in Focus

Location & Size

Central Tongu District lies within latitudes 60N to 6020’N longitude 0025’ E to 0045’E. It shares boundaries with Adaklu District to the North, South Tongu to the South, North Tongu to the West and Akatsi South to the East; all in the Volta Region. Ada West and Ada East Districts of the Greater Accra Region also share the South-Western boundaries with the District as depicted in figure 1 below. It has a total land area of about 682.22 Km2 which is about 3.1% of the total land area of the Volta Region. there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean.

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Agriculture is the leading employment sector in the District engaging 78.3 percent of the total households in the district (PHC, 2010). The sector is dominated by small scale unorganized farmers who depend mainly on natural rainfall and simple labour-intensive production techniques

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The District has 71 Kindergartens, 71 primary schools and 50 Junior High Schools servings as feeding units for two Senior High Schools at Adidome and Mafi-Kumase. The total enrolments at the various stages stand at the following: Pre-school level 4,341, Primary level 10,480 and JHS level 3,655 (DPCU, 2018). Likewise, there are 114; 382; and 247 teachers at the kindergarten, primary and JHS levels respectively. These figures include untrained teachers whose figures are 36, 59 and 25 for various levels respectively

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There is one district hospital located at Mafi–Adidome, the district capital, four (4) health centers, thirteen (13) CHPS Compound with two (2) private clinics i.e. Biodun Maternity and Seva Clinic as indicated in the table below

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Most of the communities in the District are connected to the national grid. Extension of power to towns and villages through rural electrification is ongoing. The total electricity coverage in the district as of now is about 78%.

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The main religious groupings that exit in the district are the Christians, Moslems and Traditional believers. More than three-quarters of the population belong to one of the various Christian religious bodies while the other religious groupings in the district have a population less than a quarter of the total population.

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Recent News

11June 2022

Ghana Let's go planting once again.

Ghana Ceremonial Tree Planting held to commence tree planting activities in the District was help on the 10th June, 2022.

18May 2022

First General Assembly Meeting for 2022 of 8th Assembly.

Hon. Mike Davidson Ezuh the outgone Presiding Member was grateful for the support and cooperation he received from Members during his tenure as the Presiding Member of the Assembly. He added that, he was grateful to the Hon. District Chief Executive and the staff of the Assembly for the invaluable support extended to him as Presiding Member.

18 April 2022

Adidome Senior High School inaugurates new Board of Governors

Key stakeholders from the Regional and District level were present including the Regional and District Directors of Education and their teams as well as the District Chief Executive and Coordinating Director. There were old students as well as some selected stakeholders present.


17 March 2022

DCE Official Visit to Mafi-Kumase SHS

DCE visits and interacts with Headmaster and staff of Mafi-Kumase Senior High Technical School. Also present was the District Director of Education and her team.

06 March 2022

65th Independece Day Celebration

We had a wonderful 65th independence anniversary celebration and the display by the school children as well as cultural group was just wonderful. Those who couldn't make it really missed out.

10 February 2022

District Health Directorate holds 2021 Annual Performance review

Awarding the well performed staffs and facilities. Central Tongu District Health Directorate holds 2021 Annual Performance review of Health facilities and acknowledges as well as awards selected staff and facilities for outstanding performance.

20 January 2022

Regional Minister paid a working visit to Central Tongu

The Honourable Volta Regional Minister and his entourage paid a working visit to the Central Tongu District as part of his tour of the Volta Region.

03 December 2021

37TH FARMERS DAY Celebration

District Woman best farmer urged women to venture into agriculture.

05 October 2021

Central Tongu DCE Confirmed

Mr Moore Zonyrah, the President’s nominee as District Chief Executive (DCE) for Central Tongu has been confirmed by the Assembly members.

20 September 2021