The Obuasi East District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana, and forms part of the 43 of MMDAs in the Asanti Region.

The Obuasi East District Assembly is carved out of the Obuasi Municipal Assembly as one of the 38 newly created and upgraded District Assemblies in 2018.

Created with LI 2332, the Obuasi East District Assembly   has its capital as Tutuka.

It was inaugurated on March 15, 2018 alongside other 37 newly created districts.