The Agona West Municipal can be found in the eastern portion of the Central Region. It has a total land area of 540-sq. km. and a population of 160,000. The municipality is divided into eleven zones. It lies within latitudes 5 30’ and 5 50N and longitudes 0 3.5’ and 0 55W. The Municipality forms part of twenty (20) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Central Region. The Administrative Capital is AgonaSwedru. The municipal shares boundaries with Agona East District to the North, to the south with Gomoa East District, to the West with Asikuma-Odeben-Brakwa District and to the East with Awutu Senya District.
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This municipal has a population of almost 160,000 with female slightly dominating. It also has a large pool of unemployed labour. This supply (which is mostly unskilled) is cheap and available to potential investors who might consider setting up business in the municipal.
There is also a reasonable supply of semi-skilled labour made up of J.S.S. and S.S.S. graduates who could not further their education for one reason or the other.
AGONA W: Vocational institute assists needy girls The SprecJoe Vocational Training Institute at Agona Swedru, has offered scholarships to 40 deprived girls from Ekumfi Eyisam to pursue courses in nursing at the Kings Nursing Training College in Accra.
AGONA W: Assembly asked to retain PM Mr Samuel Oppong, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive, has appealed to members of the Assembly to retain Mr Haruna Nuhu Sani, the Presiding Member to continue his good work to develop the Municipality.
AGONA WEST: Assembly fails to elect PM Members of Agona West Municipal Assembly failed to elect a Presiding Member (PM) after two rounds of voting in an election held at a special meeting of the Assembly.