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The District Chief Executive for Berekum West District Assembly Hon. Dominic Oppong has presented five Hundred and fifty (550) Metal Dual Desks to the District Education Directorate for onward distribution to Basic Schools in the District.

Presenting the Metal Dual Desks to the Education Directorate, the DCE charged the Heads for the schools to ensure the good maintenance and durability of the desks.

The Dual Desks were part of efforts by the Government and response of the DCE to the needs and challenges in order to enhance good teaching and learning in the District.  It was also part of Government’s Commitment to addressing challenges facing the Educational Sector in the area.

The District Education Director Mr. David Owusu Ansah who happily received the Dual Desks with appreciation  welcome and thanks  the District Chief Executive  that his outfit would ensure good supervision of the chairs to help the children to get proper place to sit to make teaching and learning effective.

                                                                         FRIMPOMAA JULIANA

                                                                      DISTRICT INFORMATION OFFICER

                                                                                BEREKUM WEST


The Member of Parliament for Berekum West Constituency has paid a working visit to the Berekum West District Assembly at Jinijini.

The Honorable MP, Kwaku Agyenim Boateng was received by the District Chief Executive, Hon. Dominic Oppong and the District Coordinating Director, Mr. Charles Yaw Asamoah on Tuesday, 5th September, 2023. When the Hon. DCE and the Coordinating Director asked for the purpose of his visit, the Hon. MP asserted that, he was in the Constituency to engage with his constituents and other stakeholders within the Constituency. This he believes will afford him the opportunity to get a first hand information and enable him strategize on how best he can work together with and for the constituents to develop Berekum West Constituency. In view of this, he is at the District Assembly to familiarize himself with the hardworking staff and also to interact with them as stakeholders of his constituency.

The Hon. DCE granted him the opportunity to have a meeting with the entire staff of the Assembly after meeting the Management Committee members of the Assembly.

In an opening remarks by the District Chief Executive, he welcomed and thanked the Member of Parliament for paying the Assembly such a timely and purposeful visit. He also thanked all staff for their hard work whiles asking them to speak up without any intimidation as the MP is there to listen to their plights and contribute his quota to the development of the Assembly and by extension, the District.

The various staff at the Departments within the Assembly raised some challenges bedeviling the progress of their works during the meeting. Amongst these were; lack of logistics, untimely payment of casual workers salaries and lack of accommodation for Staff.

The MP in his address to the concerns, appreciated and acknowledged the contributions of the staff to the Berekum West District. He assured them of his commitment to addressing those issues which are in his capacity as soon as possible. He promised to provide a refrigerator for the Records Management Unit, a Laptop for the Management Information System Officer and a Laptop for the Works Department. He also provided some financial assistance to about three Casual Workers of the Assembly.

The Member of Parliament was accompanied by the New Patriotic Party’s Chairman for Berekum West, Hon Peter Asoma Boampong.


This Plan is the second of the Berekum West District Assembly. The Plan(2022-2025) was prepared based on the current government’s Agenda for Jobs Policy; Creating Prosperity and Equal Opportunity for All which had been outlined in the Coordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policy and under the guidelines and version of the Medium Term National Development Policy Framework(MTNDPF) 2022-2025).
This Plan(2022-2025) had been produced under the guidelines of National Development Planning Commission in collaboration with the Public, Stakeholders, Departments and Communities at large.

2023 Narratives for Berekum West District Assembly

2022 Narratives for Berekum West District Assembly

Berekum West District Assembly 2023 Annual Action Plan

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The District Chief Executive of Berekum West District Assembly, Mr. Dominic Oppong on Thursday, 20th July, 2023 had a novel interactions with the good people of Berekum West District through a community radio station, Adikanfo 99.1 FM in Jinijini, the District’s capital. This was to get the people informed about the achievements of government which he plays the pivotal role in the district.

Speaking on the developmental issues and his vision for the District, the Hon. DCE commended the Member of Parliament for Berekum West Constituency for his massive support to the development of the District. Mr. Dominic Oppong said the MP, Hon. Kwaku Agyenim Boateng has always been a bastion of hope to the District Assembly as far as infrastructural development are concerned. “Let me take this opportunity to thank the Member of Parliament who has been a pillar for development and of tremendous help to the District and the District Assembly”, he stated. He added that, himself and the MP sometimes spend many hours of time discussing developmental issues deep in the night.

The DCE, when quizzed by the host of the Morning Show Mr. Justice Bernard Dankwa on his contribution to school infrastructure and development, revealed that about seventy percent (70%) of the entire Assembly’s revenue goes into education. He mentioned Fetentaa, Amankwokwaa, Botokrom, Jinijini and Ayimom as the communities that have benefited from his school projects. “These communities have gotten school desks and one number 3-unit Classroom blocks each with ancillary facilities. Sod cutting for the construction of one number 3-unit classroom block has also been made and works have started at Domfeteh and Nkyenkyemam government schools”, he added. He assured listeners that these projects will be completed as soon as possible. He further mentioned that, Amankokwaa School will also have one number 6-unit classroom block which is a central government project lobbied by the Member of Parliament.

On Agriculture, the DCE applauded gallant Farmers and the Agricultural department of Berekum West District Assembly for their massive contribution to the development of Agriculture. He mentioned that, the Assembly has distributed about fifty thousand (50000) and twenty thousand (20000) cashew and coconut seedlings respectively to farmers within the District. He also hinted that, 80km of feeder roads have been awarded to contractors across the district.

Opportunity was given to listeners to phone in and asked the DCE questions. The DCE was joined by his Special Aide, Mr. Dominic Adanga and the District Information Officer.

DCE familiarises himself with situations at Examination Centres

On Monday, 7th August, 2023, the District Chief Executive of Berekum West visited various examination centres within the district to familiarize himself with the situation pertaining to those centers and to interact with the pupils by giving them some sense of encouragement.

A total of 960 candidates from 41 Schools registered for the on-going Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Berekum West District. The candidates are made up of 492 Males and 468 Females from 29 and 12 public and private schools respectively. These statistics were revealed by the supervisors to the Chief Executive of the district.

The Hon. DCE visited all the three centers with Jinijini SHS “B” having the highest number of candidates of 446. At Jinijini SHS A, 262 candidates registered and 252 candidates were at St. Augustine SHS. A total of five(5) candidates were absent on the day. Jinijini SHS “A” center recorded no absentee. However, both Jinijini SHS “B” and St. Augustine SHS all had two (2) females each being absent with one (1) additional male absent at St. Augustine SHS.

The examination, according to supervisors started on time. There was a police officer stationed at the various centres to maintain law and order. When the DCE and his entourage got to the Jinijini SHS “A” and “B” centres, the candidates had finished the first paper, Religious and Moral Education ( R. M. E). The DCE urged them to have confidence in themselves, eschew any examination malpractice and enjoy the free SHS programme.

Mr. Dominic Oppong also appealed to the invigilators to maintain the highest professional standard and to ensure impartiality for the successful completion of the test in the area.

The District Chief Executives was accompanied by the Presiding Member, Nana Hon. Anthony Addai, Assistant Directors, Mr. Maxwell Aborigo and Miss Gifty Addai and the District Information Officer, Domfeh Emmanuel.


The District Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Marvin Ankomah Boateng and his assistant, Michael Ayariga of the Berekum West District Assembly on Thursday, 20th of April 2023 educated the people of Jinijini and other neighbouring Communities within the District on the proper rearing and keeping of animals. 

The Information Service Department of the Assembly in collaboration with Adikanfo FM, a local radio station in Jinijini on every thursday at 10:00am to 11:00am, give a weekly update on the activities of the Assembly. The program which is dubbed, “Time with Berekum West District Assembly” affords the constituents of the various Communities the opportunity to interact with the staff of the Assembly especially the District Information Officer who is responsible for disseminating programmes and projects of the Assembly to the Community as well as getting the public’s feedback and reactions to those projects and programmes for the Assembly and government at large. 

It is with this radio initiative that the Environmental Health Officer was on air to educate and sensitize the public on how to keep and rear their livestock to prevent destruction of properties by the animals. Mr. Boateng also cautioned the listeners to abide by the rules governing the rearing of livestock else his Office will take the necessary actions against them. “I would like to use this platform to admonish all the farmers listening to this program that, the Assembly through my office will start summoning owners of stray animals for appropriate punishment” – He said.

Before the Environmental Health Officer spoke, the acting District Information Officer, Mr. Domfeh Emmanuel took the public through some of the activities of the Assembly. “Last week, the District Chief Executive, Hon. Dominic Oppong led some staff of the Assembly to the office of the Chief Imam, Jinijini to donate some bags of rice and sugar to the Muslim Community in the District as a support for the Ramadan. The Hon. DCE on behalf of the Assembly requested for prayers from the Muslim Community for the leaders and staff of the Assembly. The Justice and Security Committee is also having an ongoing meeting to discuss about the recent impasse between the youth of Fetentaa Community and some staff of the Assembly on an accommodation facility that was built by the District Assembly” – Mr. Domfeh informed.

Some of the Community Members who were listening to the programme called into the show and possed questions to the Information and the Environmental Health Officer. All questions were satisfactorily answered by the staff of the Assembly.