About KNMA

Welcome to Ketu North Municipal Assembly

The Ketu North Municipal is one of the 261 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 18 of Municipalities and Districts in the Volta Region.

It was carved out of the then Ketu District by a Legislative Instrument (LI 1841 of 2008) and was inaugurated on the 29th February, 2008. It has its Administrative capital at Dzodze, which lies about 80 kilometres south of Ho, the regional capital. Ketu North Municipal is located between Latitude 6o 03’N and 6o  20’N and Longitude 0o 49’E and 1o 05’E.

There are four Traditional Paramount Chiefs in the Municipality ruling from Dzodze, Penyi, Afife and Weta. These Paramount Chiefs however collaborate in the implementation of most development projects.The Municipality shares boundaries with the Republic of Togo to the east, to the west to Akatsi North District, to the south with Ketu South Municipal.

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Vision & Mission

We hereby provide pertinent details about our organization in the enclosed circular to accurately depict our identity and operations.



To improve the lot of our people through good governance, quality service delivery and to make Ketu North Municipal a model district in Ghana.


To improve the living standard of the people in the Municipality through efficient use of both human and material resources for the provision of socio-economic infrastructure and service.


The development goal of Ketu North Municipal Assembly is to improve service delivery through citizen participation, infrastructural planning, development and maintenance.

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Core Functions

The core functions of the Ketu North Municipal Assembly are outlined below:

  • Exercise political and administrative authority in the district, provide guidance, give direction to, and supervise the other administrative authorities in the district.
  • Perform deliberative, legislative and executive functions.
  • Be responsible for the overall development of the district.
  • Formulate and execute plans, programmes and strategies for the effective mobilization of the resources necessary for the overall development of the district.
  • Promote and support productive activity and social development in the district and remove any obstacles to initiative and development.
  • Initiate programmes for the development of basic infrastructure and provide district works and services in the district.
  • Responsible for the development, improvement and management of human settlements and the environment in the district.
  • Responsible in co-operation with the appropriate national and local security agencies, for the maintenance of security and public safety in the district.
  • Ensure ready access to Courts in the district for the promotion of justice.
  • Shall initiate, sponsor or carry out studies that are necessary for the performance of a function conferred by this Act or by any other enactment.
  • Perform any other functions provided for under any other enactment

The Ketu North Municipal is one of the 18 MMDAs in the Volta Region. It was carved out of the then Ketu South by a Legislative Instrument, L.I 1843 of 2007 and in 2017 the District was elevated to Municipal status by Legislative Instrument, L.I 2282 of 2017 and was inaugurated on the 15th March, 2018.

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Agriculture is the mainstay of the Ketu North Municipal economy. It employs about 70% of the economically active labour force. Nearly every household in the Municipality is engaged in farming or agricultural value chain. Farming in the Municipal is largely carried out on small scale basis.

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