Bia West District being one of the Twenty two ( 22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Western region of Ghana was curved out of the then Juaboso-Bia District in 2004 by an Act of Parliament through a Legislative Instrument and is the highest Administrative and Political authority within its sphere of influence and jurisdiction. It has Essam as its Administrative capital. The district shares borders with Bia East District to the north, to the south with Juabeso District and to the west with Republic of Ivory Coast.
The Western Regional Minister, Ebenezer Kwadwo Teye Addo and District Chief Executives for Bia West Kwabena Tweneboa and Bia East, Kwame Ankrah have met with their Ivorian counter parts to discuss and strengthen bilateral relations between the two sides.
BIA: Govt distributes 8,000 solar lanterns Government on Wednesday began the distribution of over 8,000 solar lanterns to about 16 beneficiary districts in selected regions of the country under its kerosene lantern replacement programme.