About us

District Chief Executive

Hon. Wilson Arthur

A Respected Leader And Entrepreneur In The Western Region – A Chartered Marketer With An Executive Masters Degree In Public Administration.

An Innovative, Strategic, Resourceful, Results-Oriented Leader With Integrity And An Advocate For Entrepreneurial Governance.

Currently Service In Government Of Ghana As District Chief Executive Of Wassa East District, Dean Of MMDCEs In Western Region And Chairman Of Wester Region Sports Committee.

Location of Wassa East

Wassa East District Is Located At The South-Eastern End Of The Western Region. It Is Bounded To The North East And South East By The Twifo Hemang Lower Denkyira, Twifo Ati-Morkwa And Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem Districts, All In The Central Region. The District Is Again Bounded On The North West By The Prestea Huni-Valley District And North East. In The South, It Is Bounded By, Mpohor And Shama, Districts In The Western.

Daboase The District Capital Is Only Under 30minutes Drive From Sekondi Takoradi Which Is The Regional Capital. Ateiku The Commercial Centre Of The District Is Under 90minutes Drive From Daboase And Atobiase The Tourism Haven Is Also Under 15minutes Drive From Kakum Forest And Elmira Castle.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

• Type of rocks – Cape Coast Granite, Tarkwaian, Dixcove
• Type of soil – Lower Birimian, Cape Coast granite and Tarkwaian
• Minerals – Gold, manganese, Iron, kaolin

CLIMATE

Tropical climatic zone with annual rainfall pattern between 1300mm and
2000 mm. Average annual temperature is 30 degrees Celsius.

VEGETATION

• Tropical rain forest
• Forest Reserves : Subri, Pra-Suhyen, Ben East and Ben West

RELIEF AND DRAINAGE

• Highest elevation ranges between 150 and 200 meters above sea level.
• Landscape is generally undulating with an average height of about 70 meters.
• Rivers – Pra, Subri, Suhyen, Abetumaso
• Drainage pattern is largely dendritic

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

• Estimated 2019 Population – 110,000
• Inter-censal growth rate of 2.1 percent
• Males – 50.5%
• Females -49.5%
• Economically active – 53%

The Head and his staff at a CWSA workshop, Takoradi.

Senior and Junior Staff, labourers and cleaners

Senior and Junior Staff, labourers and cleaners