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Biakoye District
Region Volta Region
District type Ordinary
District Chief Executive Louis Nana Akattah
Capital Nkonya Ahenkro
Area km²
Population (2002)
ISO 3166

The Biakoye District is a district in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is one of the 27 new districts inaugurated officially on 29 February 2008. This district however did not get inaugurated on the day because of a court injunction. This followed what seems to be litigation between various traditional areas of the district. There is also disagreement at the citing of the district capital at Nkonya.[1]

One of the notable citizens of the District is Ave K. Kludze, a NASA rocket scientist who was honoured at Gbi Kpeme, near Nkonya Ahenkro during a festival of the people of the Gbi Traditional Area.[2]

References

  1. Bismark Bebli (2008-03-12). "Ghana: The Nkonya District Capital Fracas, Four Paramount Chiefs Call for Truce". Ghana news. AllAfrica Global Media. Retrieved 2009-08-14.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.
  2. "Gbi-Kpeme honours rocket scientist". Ghana Home Page. 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2010-09-26.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.

See also

Ave K. Kludze

Sources