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.
chief executive's message
In Sunyani West, soils are mainly Ochrosols and very fertile ,thus support cultivation of some crops including cocoyam, cocoa and yam. The district also boasts of natural resources and timber for instance can be found throughout the district.
We have a high proportion of the workforce engaged in other industries especially service provision ,notable ones are hotels and restaurants.
The district has three prominent periodic markets for good economic activities and these are Nsoatre, Chiraa ... more »
A new lorry park has been completed at Nsoatre, a town in the Sunyani West District in the Brong Ahafo Region.
SUNYANI W: Work begins on 4.5 Km Odumase town roads Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye-Marfo Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has appealed to the people of Odumase and its environs in the Sunyani West District to support the government to improve the living standards of the people.
SUNYANI W: DCE/DCD bungalow nears completion Accommodation project for the District Chief Executive (DCE) and the District Coordinating Director (DCD) for the Sunyani West district Assembly is almost completed, a means to empower them deliver on the mandate given them.