Goaso has been selected as the capital of the Ahafo Region by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo.
In his address, the president stated that the Ahafo Region has the potential for development since it’s home to large deposits of gold, diamond, iron-ore and bauxite and produces a significant percentage of the nation’s food.
The Ahafo Region will also receive GHC 20 million as seed capital.
— Nana Akufo-Addo (@NAkufoAddo) February 13, 2019
The remaining newly created regions awaiting the presentation of their Constitutional Instruments by the president are Western North and Oti.