Ga Central District with its capital Sowutuom was carved from Ga South Municipal 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 municipality forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The District shares boundaries with Ga South municipal , Ga West municipal and Accra Metropolitan respectively.
Madam Faustina P. Sam, midwife and owner of the Paradise Maternity Home near Ablekuma in the Ga Central Municipality has predicted that it is possible that midwives would be scarce in the country within the next ten (10) years.
Educational standards in the Nii Okaiman East Electoral area located in the Ga Central Municipality continue to decline; a situation which has become a source of worry for most parents and stakeholders in the area.
The Assemblyman for Nii Okaiman West Electoral Area in the Ga Central Municipality, Mr. Sheriff Abdul Fathah is calling on government and benevolent organizations to help install streetlights at Chantan, a town which falls directly under his electoral area.
Presiding Member of the Ga Central Municipal Assembly, Mr. Sheriff Abdul Fathah has accused two Municipal Assemblies namely Ga South and Ga West Municipals for encroaching into their territory to collect revenue.