Ada West District with its Administrative capital Sege was carved from Dangme East and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012.The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts. All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216. The District Shares boundaries with Central Tongu District in the Volta Region to the North, the mother District Dangme East to the East, Ningo Prampram to the West and to the south with the Gulf of Guinea. Ada West forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolitan .Municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region.
Mr Anthony Klokpah, District Chief Executive of the Ada West, has reiterated the call on the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service to reintroduce the teaching of Religious and Moral Education in basic and secondary schools.