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-Timpani 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.
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.
BUNKPURUGU-Y: Actual works begin on Namong SHS project Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister has cut the sod for construction works on the Namong Senior High School in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, which is part of governments first batch of the fifty model schools under the new 200 community SHS across the country.