The Oti Region is one of the 6 newly created regions which was carved out of the existing Volta Region.
A referendum vote was held on 27th December, 2018 and the natives of the region voted 98.64% in favour of the creation of the region.
President Nana Akufo-Addo presented the Constitutional Instrument backing the creation of the region on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Jubilee House. At the ceremony, the president also named Dambai as the capital of the region.
North East region is made up of 9 districts. Below are the districts:
Krachi East Municipality
Krachi Nehumuru District
Krachi West District
Nkwanta North District
Nkwanta South District
Santrokofi, Akpafu, Lolobi, Likpe