Weija-Gbawe Municipal Assembly (WGMA) Is One Of The Two Hundred And Fifty-Four (254) Metropolitan, Municipal And District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana And Among The Seven (7) MMDAs in The Greater Accra Region.
It Was Carved From the then Ga West Municipal Assembly In November 2007. The Assembly Was Established By Legislative Instrument L.I. in 1867 With The Capital At Weija. The Original L.I Was Repealed On 15th March, 2013 And Replaced With L.I 2134 With Its Capital At Weija. It Was Again Repealed And Replaced With LI2315 As Weija-Gbawe Municipal Assembly.
The Assembly has adapted the following core values as part of it mandate to ensure successful implementation of the Medium Term Development Plan (2018-2021)
1. We embrace innovation and change:
We continually ask what we can do better or differently We encourage creativity and value ideas We celebrate our success and learn from mistakes
A United Municipality In Which Economic Dynamism And Prosperity Are Combined With Social Justice And Equality
To Improve The Quality Of Life In Weija/Gbawe Through The Mobilization Of Resources For Service Delivery In The Context Of Good Governance And Accountability
The Weija-Gbawe mnucipality has a projected population of about 233,000.
Our Municipality boasts several facilities like quality roads, schools, hospitals and other vital infrastructure necessary for improving the quality of life of residents
Our Municipaility boasts several tourist sites which include the densu river and the weija dam which supplies about 80 percent of the portable water for the entire city of Accra and its surrounding environs
The major landmark within our municipality is the densu river which takes its source from the Atewa Range near Kibi and flows for 116 km into the Weija Reservoir.
Our Municipality comprises residents from all the sixteen regions of the country
Being part of the Ga stool lands, our municipality can boast a rich cultural heritage through the celebration of the Homowo Festival