Sefwi Wiawso has been chosen as the capital of the newly created Western North Region.
The President announced at a ceremony at the Jubilee House today [Friday].
The Western North region received a 99.5 percent overwhelming endorsement from voters in the referendum.
The campaign for the new region ahead of the referendum, received the backing of both residents in the area and the major political parties, with senior figures from both the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) uniting in support of the creation.
In all six new regions are to be created from the existing ten regions of Ghana.
The other regions are Bono East, Ahafo, Savannah, North East, and Oti regions.
The Western North Region of Ghana is a proposed new region to be carved out of the existing Western Region of Ghana.
Kojo Ennimil Arthur | Spicefmonline.com | Ghana