The Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District Assembly was carved out from the East Mamprusi District in 2004, through LI 1748.The district is located to the north-eastern corner of Northern Region.  It shares boundaries with Garu-Tempane district in the Upper East Region to the North and the Republic of Togo to the east.  It is bordered to the west by East Mamprusi and to the South by Gushegu and Saboba/Chereponi Districts. It is on longitude.... and latitude 0◦. The district has an estimated total land size of 1,257.1square kilometres which is 2% of the land size of northern region. Bunkpurugu,is the District capital.

 chief executive's message

Bunkpurugu – Yunyoo is a district that has the socio -economic growth of  women as one of the core of its objectives and is especially focusing on the removal of negative cultural practices that infringe on the rights of women.

Among the priorities is the district’s commitment to improving the quality of its people and has over the years devoted a lot of its resource in creating an enabling environment that will lead to food security, a well educated and healthy population.

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The District Chief Executive of Bunkpurugu Yunyoo District, Philip N. Laari has explained that, the directives of the President on the street naming and property addressing system is properly being implemented.

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One shot, wounded in suspected chieftaincy dispute

One person has been shot and severely wounded in a suspected chieftaincy dispute at Bunkpurugu in the Northern region.
A local farmer shot dead in Bunkpurugu

A local Farmer at Bunkpurugu has been shot dead by a soldier on Friday April 24, 2015.
Police patrol intensified after Sunday’s violent clashes

Violence has occurred in Bunkpurugu again on Sunday after the protracted chieftaincy dispute in the area resurfaced in the enclave of the Northern regional town.
Assembly members confirm Bunkprugu-Yunyoo DCE

Sampoa Timothy Laari has been confirmed as the District Chief Executive for the Bunkprugu-Yunyoo district in the Northern Region.
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