• (+233) (0) 303 937 222
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    Western

    SHAMA

    DISTRICT PROFILE
    The District was carved out of the former Shama Ahanta East Metropolitan Assembly (SAEMA) and, was established in December, 2007 by Legislative Instrument (LI 1882). Officially, it was inaugurated in March 2008 with its District Capital at Shama. Shama is one of the 22 administrative Districts in the Western Region. There are seventeen electoral areas and six area councils in the District. 

    The Area councils are Aboadze – Abuesi, Inchaban, Shama, Shama Junction, Assorkor- Essaman and Supomu Dunkwa. Aboadze Abuesi Area Council is still under construction. It is anticipated that offices would be provided for the various Area Councils by the end of December, 2012. 

    The District Assembly has a membership of twenty five (25). Of this membership, seventeen (17) are the elected Assembly members and the remaining one-third appointed by the President of Ghana in consultation with traditional authority and recognized interest groups in the District. A presiding member is also elected by two-third majority of all members of the Assembly. The Assembly has two main committees: the Executive Committee and the Public Complaint Committee. The Executive committee has five (6) sub-committees including Finance and Administration; Justice and Security; Development Planning; Social Services; Works and Agriculture and Coastal.

    Agriculture (including forestry and fishing) employs majority and the manufacturing sector is the second highest.
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Address

  • P.O. Box CT 4559, Cantonments, Accra
  • Ghana Post: GD-220-0693
  • CLGA HOUSE, NO. 6 NAA AFRIYIE STREET, BEHIND OMNI BANK, ZOOMLION HEAD OFFICE ROAD

Contact Numbers

  • (+233) (0) 303 937 222
  • (+233) (0) 312 297 770
  • (+233) (0) 302 905 651

Contacts

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