President Akufo-Addo has announced Techiman as the regional capital of the newly created Bono East Region
In an address at the Golden Jubilee House shortly before signing the attestation to the creation of the new region, President Akufo-Addo assured that government projects would be equitably spread across the entire Bono East Region.
He also named the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister,
The Bono East Region of Ghana was carved out of the existing Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana.
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The creation of the Bono East Region is in fulfillment of a promise by the New Patriotic Party prior to the 2016 Ghana general elections.
Upon winning the elections, Akufo-Addo created the Ministry of Regional Reorganization to oversee the policy formulation and implementation.
In all six new regions are to be created from the existing ten regions of Ghana. The other regions are Western North, Ahafo, Savannah, North East, and Oti regions.
Similar ceremonies to create the Savannah Region and North East Regions were held yesterday at the same venue. The final two, Western North and Oti regions carved out of the Western region and Volta region respectively, will be consumated on Friday, February 15.
Watch the ceremony below;