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.
The Ga Central Municipal Assembly has assured of its readiness to cooperate with the development partners to successfully execute the Ghana Netherlands Water and Sanitation Project (GNWP) which was kick-started today.
A Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Mr. Kwadwo Agyekum, on behalf of the Minister has given the green light for the take-off of the Ghana Netherland Water and Sanitation Programme (GNWP).
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.