Secondi Takoradi Metropolitan forms part of twenty two (22) Metropolitan, Municipalities and Districts in the Western Region of Ghana. The Administrative Capital of the Metropolitan is Sekondi. This makes it the smallest, but easily the most highly developed. Indeed, it is the third largest metropolis in the whole of Ghana. Close to Takoradi Polytechnic, the Konsaworado flows towards the Buthia lagoon, creating an extensive, beautiful marshland. The Essei lagoon lies between Ekuase and Takoradi. It is located on the coast, about 200km west of Accra. The Metropolitan shares boundaries with Shama District to the east, to the north with Mpohor District, to thewest with Ahanta West District and to the south with Gulf of Guinea.
Mr Paul Evans Aidoo, Western Regional Minister, has called on Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to exercise effective supervision to help prevent malpractices by officials.
Charlotte Otuwa Odoom, a 47 year old consultant and an educationist, has been confirmed as Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) in the Western Region.