Offinso Municipal District
|District Chief Executive||Collins Ntim|
The Asante name ɔfenso has been anglicised to Offinso. The former Offinso District was divided into Offinso South Municipal and Offinso North District with their capitals at New Offinso and Akomadan respectively; the division was done during former President John Agyekum Kufuor's term of office.
In Offinso there are:
- 44 kindergartens (teacher-pupil ratio of 1:19)
- 95 primary schools (teacher-pupil ratio of 1:28)
- 48 junior secondary schools (teacher-pupil ratio of 1:16)
- four senior secondary schools
- a polytechnic
- a Bible school
- a teacher training college
- a midwifery training school (Midwifery Training School, Offinso)
- Public schools
There are 52 kindergartens, 94 primary schools, and 52 junior secondary schools.
- Private schools
There are 44 kindergartens, 42 primary schools, and 15 junior secondary schools.
The Municipality has one major festival, the Mmoaninko Afahye, which is celebrated every four years. It is an occasion which brings Offinso citizens, home and abroad, together to discuss the development of the Municipality.
The Municipality has one paramount chief, the Offinsohene, and several sub-chiefs.
- Most Rev Dr Peter Kwasi Sarpong, Emeritus Archbishop of Kumasi Catholic Archdiocese.
- Dr. Opoku (Executive Director, Seed Production Division (SPD), Ghana Cocoa Board
- Kwame Owusu Achaw – author, Ako Te Brofo English Grammar
- Brother Oppong Addai – retired soldier, he was part of those that removed former President Flt. Lt. J. J. Rawlings' fingernails
- Dr. Apea – owns a clinic at Bomso
- Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku – politician, hails from the northern part of Offinso
- Adiyiah Dominic – striker, Arsenal Kyiv and the National Team (Black Stars of Ghana)
- Dr. Nyarko – art education, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
- Nana Sir Osei Sarpong, Mpehihene, and President, Offinso Monchengladbach Co-operation for Development
- P. A. Okyere – author
- Osei Kwabena Rudolf – CEO, Holy Uriel Printers, Kwadaso
- The Late Hon. Kwabena Safo – MP Offinso South Constituency, 2001 - 2005
- Dr. K.K Sarpong – chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko FC
- Babara Serwa – politician, National Democratic Congress