The Adaklu District Assembly was created as an Assembly by Legislative Instrument (L.I) 1465 in 2012. It was carved out of the former Adaklu-Anyigbe District now Agotime-Ziope District. Its Administrative Capital is at Adaklu Waya which is geographically positioned in the centre of the District. It was inaugurated on the 28th June, 2012 as part of efforts to deepen the decentralization process and to bring development to the doorstep of the people of Adaklu and its environs. The District has about 91 Communities.