Sunyani West district with its capital Odumase forms part of the new districts and municipalities created last year by the President, J.A Kufuor were inaugurated at their various locations simultanously on the 29th of February 2008.
The President by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 27 new Districts, 4 Municipalities, Upgraded 26 existing Districts and 2 existing Municipalities.
All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 169.
These new creation arose as a result of the large size of some of the then 138 MMDAs which was not one way or the other allowing the government to fully implement its policies of local governance to the benefit of the entire citizenary.
www.ghanadistricts.com in conjunction with this assembly, is in the process of collecting relevant data concerning its location and size; topography and drainage; climate and vegetation; geology and soil; social infrastructure; economy and all that one needs to know about it.
Mr Romeo Amadu Yusif, Sunyani West District Coordinator for School Health Education Programme (SHEP) has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to encourage and intensify peer education on health and other sectors of the economy for the youth in their communities.
Guinness Ghana Breweries Ltd. (GGBL) has selected Sunyani-West District in the Brong Ahafo Region as one of the designated areas in the country for mass collection of cassava tubers for the production of its new home-grown “Ruut Extra Premium Beer.”