Politics of Thursday, 12 January 2017Source: 3news.comFour new regions to be created starting 2018 – Nana AddoPresident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-AddoPresident Akufo Addo has given indications that four (4) new regions would be created beginning 2018 to bring the total number of regions in Ghana to fourteen (14). In view of this, the president has created a new ministry know as the Ministry for Regional Re-organisation and Development to be headed by Dan Kwaku Botwe, a former General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party and Member of Parliament for Okere constituency. “That is the certification that the Electoral Commission has to make and when the 50% come out to vote, 80% of them must approve the demand of the creation of the region. On Wednesday January 11, 2017 however the president hinted of the creation of three additional regions. He said “the four regions that we have chosen are those that we want to reshape and create new regions out of them.
Source: GhanaWeb January 12, 2017 01:34 UTC