July 6, 2021

Minister for Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development, Daniel Kwaku Botwe, has told Parliament the Ministry is in the process of elevating the Jasikan District into a Municipality, and the House would be notified in due course of further progress.

According to him the Ministry received a final Executive Instrument (E.I) from the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice on 9th November last year for onward submission to the president for his signature.

As the president has signed the E.I for the elevation of Jasikan District into a Municipality, the Minister told the House the elevation is yet to be done as per a letter dated October 21, 2020, he submitted a draft E. I for the upgrade of the district into a Municipality.

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