GA W: Agya Appiah wins best farmer in Ga West ESMAG Farms, a subsidiary company of Agya Appiah Bitters in Adjen-Kotoku has been adjudged the overall best in the Ga West Municipality in this year’s edition of the Farmers day celebration.
GA W: MCE lauds Amasaman Police Mr Sam Atukwei Quaye, Municipal Chief Executive for Amasaman, has commended the Amasaman Police for reducing crime in the area, saying armed robbery and car snatching had gone down.
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 »