The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly (AOBDA) was carved out of the Ajumako-Enyan District as a District Council in 1978. It was also established as a District Assembly to be known as Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly (AOBDA) on 22nd November, 1988 by Legislative Instrument (LI) 1378. It has jurisdiction over Thirty-six (36) Electoral Areas listed in the Instrument.Breman Asikuma, the administrative capital is also the traditional capital of the Bremans, and is one of three Traditional Councils of the District. The other traditional councils are Odoben and Brakwa.
The District is located in the North-Central portion of the Central Region of Ghana. It covers an area of 884.84 square kilometers. It is located between latitude 50 51” and 50 52” North and longitude 10 50” and 10 5” West. It is bordered on the North by Birim South District in the Eastern Region, on the South by Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District, on the West by Assin South District and on the East by Agona East District.
chief executive's message
I welcome you to the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, a land of opportunities for all well meaning business minded people who are ready and willing to partner the district Assembly and people in business for mutual benefits.
The Asikuma-Odoben Brakwa abounds in many potentials especially agriculture that can be enhanced. Apart from being one of the major cocoa growing districts in the Central Region, the district is blessed with large arable lands that support different food and cash crops.
Among them include citrus, pears and oil palm; and food crops like cassava, maize, coc ... more »
The District Chief Executive Officer for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa, Mr. Samuel Adom Botchway has said the assembly through the District Response Initiative (DRI) is working assiduously to drastically reduce the current HIV prevalence rate of 1.6% to 0.2% in the next few years.