President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has named Damango as the capital for the newly-created Savannah Region.
Speaking at a ceremony to present Constitutional Instrument (C.I.) 116 for the creation of the Savannah Region at the Jubilee House in Accra on Tuesday, 12 February 2019, Mr Akufo-Addo said: “Savannah has been chosen as the capital of the Savannah Region.”
He disclosed this at a ceremony to present Constitutional Instruments (CI116) to give effect to the creation of the North East and Savannah region.
Damongo is a town and the capital of West Gonja district, a district in the Savannah Region of northern Ghana.
After the NPP won the polls, a Commission of Inquiry, headed by a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Brobbey, was instituted to ensure the creation of the region.
Accordingly, Oti, Bono East, Western North, Ahafo, Savannah, North East regions were created.