Ejisu-Juaben Municipal is one of the 30 administrative and political Districts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The Municipality is known globally for its rich cultural heritage and tourists attractions notably the booming kente weaving industry.
The Municipality stretches over an area of 637.2 km2 constituting about 10% of the entire Ashanti Region and with Ejisu as its capital. Currently it has four urban settlements namely, Ejisu, Juaben, Besease and Bonwire.
The Municipality is located in the central part of the Ashanti Region and provides enormous opportunity for creating an inland port for Ghana to serve northern section of the country. It lies within Latitude 1° 15’ N and 1 ° 45’ N and Longitude 6° 15’W and 7° 00’W. Ejisu-Juaben Municipality shares boundaries with six (6) other Districts in the Region.
To the North East and North West of the Municipal are Sekyere East and Kwabre East Districts respectively, to the South are Bosomtwe and Asante-Akim South Districts, to the East is the Asante-Akim North Municipal and to the West is the Kumasi Metropolitan.
Ejisu Juaben is a district located in the central of the Ashanti Region. It is a strategic spot for boosting economic activities in the region. That is to say it is suitable for inland ports which the assembly hopes will take centre stage in the development agenda of the Municipality in the near future to serve the northern parts of the country thus making it the hub of exchange of goods and services.
As part of government directives and for the good of the district, the municipality has implemented al ... more »
The Chief of Doneuaso, near Ejisu, Nana Okyere Baffour II, has outlined a number of projects to be undertaken to give the community a modern look.
EJISU: Design product to help petty traders - MCE tells banks Mr Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponkoh, Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Chief Executive, has appealed to Ghanaian indigenous commercial banks to develop products and services that would meet the needs and aspirations of petty traders and craftsmen in the various communities.