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.
Mr Julius Debrah the Minister for Local Government and Rural development has called on Chief Executives of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to expedite action on the implementation of the Street Naming and Property Addressing Systems in their various areas when he visited Ga-West Municipal Assembly.
Ga West Municipal Chief Executive, Sam Atukwei Quaye has showered praises on former President John Agyekum Kufuor and his foundation for solving water challenges at Kodjo Ashong, a suburb of the district.