President Akufo-Addo today February 12, 2019, presented the Constitutional Instruments for the creation of the North East Region.
In a short ceremony held at the Jubilee House, the President presented the CI which made this day historic.
The new region is among the five other regions which were voted for at last year’s referendum.
The President presented and signed the CI 116 which officially means the North East Region has been created.
Ghana currently has 11 regions and five more will be added.
The President also named Nalerigu as the Capital for the new North East Region.
The President is expected to present another CI at 3 pm today for the creation of the Savannah Region.