WASSA AMENFI WEST MUNICIPAL
The Wassa Amenfi West Municipal Assembly (WAWMA) with Asankrangwa as its capital is located in the middle part of the Western Region of Ghana. It was elevated to a municipal status through LI 2288 and inaugurated on 15th March, 2018 from the erstwhile Amenfi West District created in 2012 by Legislative Instrument (LI) 2012.
The WAWMA is the highest political and administrative authority in the municipal. It is made up of twenty seven (27) members of which nineteen (19) are elected by universal adult suffrage and eight (8) are appointed by the President in consultation with the traditional authorities and other interest groups in the municipal.
Composition of the Assembly
In accordance with provisions in the local Governance Act, Act 936 of 2016, the WAWMA is composed of:
⦁ the Municipal Chief Executive;
⦁ one person from each electoral area within the district elected by universal adult suffrage in accordance with regulations made for the purpose by the Electoral Commission. There are 19 electoral areas in the Municipal.
⦁ the member of Parliament of the Amenfi West Constituency
⦁ other members not exceeding thirty per cent of the total membership of the Municipal Assembly appointed by the President in consultation with the traditional authorities and other interest groups in the Municipal.
⦁ The Municipal Co-ordinating Director is the Secretary to the Municipal Assembly.
The Municipal Budget Committee Meeting was held on Friday, 15th September, 2023 at exactly 11:00am. The meeting was chaired by