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Jasikan is a small town and is the capital of Jasikan district, a district in the Oti Region of Ghana.It is home to Bueman Secondary School and Jasikan College of Education. It is the local business hub for Buem enclave and the seat of government for the district. The main language in the area is Leleme, and cocoa is the cash crop.
Jasikan lies 260 kilometres north-east of Accra, the capital of Ghana.
Hohoe Municipal is one of the 25 administrative districts of the Volta Region of Ghana. It was carved out of the former Kpando District. It was established by the Legislative Instrument of 2012. The Municipality has a total land area of 1,172 km2, which is 5.6 percent of the land area of the region. It shares borders with the Republic of Togo on the east, forming part of Ghana's international border; on the southeast by the Afadzato district and southwest by Kpando Municipality; on the north with Jasikan district; and on the northwest with the Biakoye districts. Its capital, Hohoe, is about 78 kilometres from Ho, the regional capital and 220 km from Accra, the national capital. The population of Hohoe Municipality, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 167,016 representing 7.9 percent of the total population of the Volta Region. It comprises 52.1 percent females and 47.9 percent males
The Jasikan District is one of the nine districts of the Oti Region, and was previously one of the twenty-five (25) districts in the Volta Region. Jasikan district capital and administrative centre is Jasikan.
The Catholic Church in Ghana is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the pope in Rome.
The South Dayi District is one of the eighteen (18) districts in the Volta Region of Ghana. They are made up of 6 municipal and 12 ordinary districts since the referendum and subsequent redemarcation of regions in December 2018. The South Dayi district capital and administrative centre is Kpeve.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jasikan is a diocese located in the city of Jasikan in the Ecclesiastical province of Accra in Ghana.
North Dayi is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. North Dayi is located in the Anfoega district of the Volta Region of Ghana.
Akpafu-Todzi is a village in the Akpafu traditional area of the Jasikan Municipality District in the Oti Region of Ghana. The inhabitants of Todzi call themselves the Mawu and speak Siwu, a Kwa language that is quite distinct from the dominant regional languages Ewe and Twi. The Siwu name for the village is kaa i kato, or "home up high". The oldest of the five Akpafu villages, Todzi functions as the capital of the traditional area and its chief is the paramount chief of Akpafu.
Siwu is spoken in the mountainous central part of the Volta Region of Ghana. It belongs to the geographic group of Ghana Togo Mountain languages of the Kwa branch of Niger–Congo. The speakers of Siwu call themselves the Mawu and their land Kawu.
The Akan constituency is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. It is located in the Kadjebi district of the Oti Region of Ghana.
The Buem constituency is one of the constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. It is located in the Jasikan district of the Oti Region of Ghana.
Torodi is a small town and a rural commune in Niger. As a rural center, Torodi hosts a large weekly market and the seat of local tribal authority (canton). Torodi is in the Say Department of the Tillaberi Region, which surrounds the national capital, Niamey. Say Department, with its capital at the large Niger River town of Say, abuts Niamey to the southwest and across the river to the west. The town of Torodi lies about 60 km due west of the city of Say and 50 km east of the border with Burkina Faso. Torodi itself lies on a tributary of the Niger, the Gourbi river.
Okadjakrom is a small town located in the Jasikan District of the newly created Oti Region of Ghana. The resident are predominantly farmers. The main cash crop for the area is Coaoa Beans the main ingredient for chocolate and the main language spoken there is Leleme. The town is known for the Okadjakrom Secondary Technical School. The school is a second cycle institution.
Henry Ford Kofi Kamel was a Ghanaian banker and politician. He was the Member of Parliament for the Buem constituency from January 2005 and also the Volta Region Minister from March 2012 until his death on 25 December 2012.
Jasikan College of Education is a teacher education college in Jasikan-Buem. The college is located in Volta Zone zone. It is one of the about 40 public colleges of education in Ghana. The college participated in the DFID-funded T-TEL programme.
The Adele people are an ethnic group and tribe of the Ghanaian-Togo border area indigenous to the Jasikan, Nkwanta South and Nkwanta North Districts of the Volta Region centered around the towns of Dadiasi and Dutukpene in Ghana and the Sotouboua Prefecture of the Centrale Region centered around the towns of Assouma Kedeme and Tiefouma in Togo. The Adele people are agricultural, primarily farming yams, cassava, plantain, beans, and rice.
Francis Yao Asare was a Ghanaian pharmacist and politician. He served on various ministerial portfolios and served as a member of parliament for the Buem constituency during the first republic.
Kofi Adams is a Ghanaian politician who is a member of the National Democratic Congress. He is the member of Parliament Elect for the Buem Constituency in the Oti region. He is a former National Organizer for the National Democratic Congress.
Gilbert Boafo Boahene was a Ghanaian civil servant who was the last Secretary to the Supreme Military Council military government in Ghana before its overthrow in 1979 June 4th revolution.
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