GA WEST: Rains cause damage to roads Mr Frank Tetteh, Assemblyman for Nsakina, today appealed to the Feeder Roads Authority to re-gravel the 15-kilometre road that link Amasaman Township and its surrounding communities.
GA W: 190 persons benefit from REP programme Municipal Chief Executive for the Ga West Municipality, Mr. Sam Atukwei Quaye, has indicated that some 190 persons in Small and Medium skill ventures benefitted from the Rural Enterprise Programme in 2013.
GA WEST: Amasaman gets Circuit Court In a bid to enhance the delivery of justice within the area, a Circuit Court has been inaugurated at Amasaman, the capital of the Ga West Municipality.
The Ga West Municipal Assembly was carved out of the erstwhile Ga municipal which was created in 1988 in pursuance of the government decentralization and local government reform policy. In 2004, the Ga Municipality was divided into two with Amasaman capital remaining the capital for the newly created Ga West Municipal. The Municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, Municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. the Municipality lies within latitude 5°35° North, 5°29’ North and longitude 0°10’ West and 0°24’ West. It shares common boundaries with Ga East and Accra Metropolitan Assembly to the East, Akwapem South to the North and Ga South and Ga Central to the South. It occupies a land area of approximately 284.08 sq km with about 412 communities.
The Development focus of the Ga West Municipal Assembly for the next decade is to "Achieve accelerated poverty reduction, shared growth through creation of an enabling environment and empowerment of the vulnerable within the context of good governance and decentralized environment".
This relies on infrastructure development with particular emphasis on "education and health facilities, sanitation, water supply, improved agricultural production and marketing with the ultimate objective of promoting growth and alleviating pover ... more »