The Cape Coast Metropolitan is also home to the regional capital of Central Region. The Metropolitan forms part of the Twenty (20) Mertopolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region of Ghana. The Metropolitan is bounded on the south by the Gulf of Guinea, west by Komenda / Edina / Eguafo /Abrem Municipal, east by the Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese District and north by the Twifu/Hemang/Lower Denkyira District. The Metropolis covers an area of 122 square kilometers and is the smallest metropolis in the country. The Administrative capital is Cape Coast.
Mr Kwesi Oppong Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has expressed concern about the slow pace of the integration of departments into Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs).
Mr Akwasi Oppong-Fosu, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Tuesday said, Regional Coordinating Councils (RCC’s) have an important role to play in advancing local development through its coordination and monitoring activities.
The Metropolitan Chief Executive for Cape Coast, Ms Priscilla Arhin has admonished that Ghanaians should adopt the sense of attitudinal change as means of ensuring development in their respective communities.
Mr Kinsley Nsiah-Poku Principal Regulatory Officer and Head of Central Regional Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), on Friday warned that it is an offence for people to dispose unwholesome goods without permission from the Authority.