Oyoko

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For community in the New-Juaben Municipal District, see Oyoko, Koforidua.
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Oyoko
Town
Oyoko is located in Ghana
Oyoko
Oyoko
Location in Ghana
Coordinates: 6°52′22″N 1°23′14″W / 6.87278°N 1.38722°W / 6.87278; -1.38722Coordinates: 6°52′22″N 1°23′14″W / 6.87278°N 1.38722°W / 6.87278; -1.38722
Country Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Region Ashanti
District Sekyere East
Time zone GMT
 • Summer (DST) GMT (UTC)

Oyoko is a small town in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The town is in the Effiduase-Asokore parliamentary constituency. Oyoko is near Effiduase, about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Kumasi, the regional capital.

Notable places[edit]

There are two notable places in the town. One is the Optical Technician Training Institute (OTTI),[1] which is the only school in Ghana for the training of opticians. The other notable place is the Westphalian Children's Village orphanage.[2] Its clinic specializes in treating various eye conditions.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Optical Technician Training Institute Handed Over". Modern Ghana. Modern Ghana Media Communication Ltd. 17 June 2004. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "History". Westphalian Orphanage. Westphalian Children’s Village. Retrieved 17 January 2013.