The Ada West District is among the sixteen districts in the Greater Accra Region and it is situated in the south-eastern corner of Ghana. It is carved out of the former Dangme East in the year 2012 and it is established by the Legislative Instrument 2129 of 2012 with its administrative capital as Sege.
The District lies between Latitudes 5°45’S and 6°00’N and Longitude 0°20’W and 0°35’E. The total land area of the District is approximately 323.72 Square km, which is about 10% of the total land size of the Greater Accra Region.
The District shares common boundary with the North Tongu District of the Volta Region to the North, Ada East to the East, Ningo Prampram District to the West and to the South by the Gulf of Guinea, which stretches over 45 Kilometres (27.9 miles) from Wokumagbe through Goi to Kablevu. Sege is the District capital, and it lies about 80 Kilometres from Accra on the Accra –Aflao road.
According to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, the District has a total population of 59,124 with 30,545 representing 51.7 per cen females and 28,579 represents 48.3% males.
As part of infrastructure improvement in the education sector in the Ada west District in the Greater Accra Region, the Assembly has completed a new teachers’ quarters to house teachers in the district.
About two hundred and Sixty Five (265) teenage pregnancies were recorded in the Ada West District in the Greater Accra Region in year 2014, Public Health Nurse for the district, Mrs. Cecilia Arthur has disclosed.
Mr Yao Anthony Klokpah, Ada West District Chief Executive, has asked farmers and fishermen to use the approved chemicals in their vocations so that the food and fish they produce do not harm the public.