Gideon Okyere

HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE INDUCTS SIR DAVID ADJAYE AS A REGISTERED MEMBER OF ARCHITECT REGISTRATION COUNCIL (ARC)

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye (MP) has inducted Sir David Adjaye OBE, one of the world’s most celebrated architect as a Registered License Member of the Architect Registration Council (ARC) to legally practice in Accra, Ghana. The long-awaited induction ceremony comes after the ARC, the regulatory body for the architectural profession, …

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ADDRESSING PERENNIAL FLOODING: ASENSO-BOAKYE CALLS FOR ATTITUDINAL CHANGE TOWARDS WASTE DISPOSAL

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has called on Ghanaians to change their attitudes on the way waste is disposed off in drainages meant to enhance the flow of stormwater. This, the Minister observed, will go a long way to complement government interventions against the perennial flooding in the capital and other …

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HELP DEVELOP COST- EFFECTIVE LOCAL BUILDING MATERIALS – HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE TO ENGINEERS

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has tasked the country’s engineers to come up with innovative technologies that would see to the production of cost-effective building materials to support the government’s priority of heavily subsidizing the provision of housing units to the citizenry. With rising cost of building materials posing significant practical …

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GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE COST OF HOUSING UNITS WITH STRATEGIC INCENTIVES – HON. ASENSO BOAKYE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon Francis Asenso-Boakye has indicated that the government’s new strategic intervention of providing incentive packages such as unencumbered land banks, infrastructure services on the designated lands, tax incentives and exemptions to interested private developers as part of its new affordable housing programme will meet the needs and financial capacity …

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LET’S BE RESPONSIBLE IN OUR WASTE DISPOSAL BEHAVIOUR – ASENSO BOAKYE APPEALS AHEAD OF THE RAINY SEASON

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has expressed grave worry about peoples’ culture of dumping household solid waste into open drains, which continue to have an adverse effect on the government’s efforts in improving communities’ resilience to flooding. Hon. Asenso-Boakye said, the safety of communities especially those in flood-prone areas should be …

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ACCESSING INFORMATION UNDER THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION (RTI) LAW AT THE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND HOUSING WEBSITE

About RTI The Right to Information Act, 2019 (ACT 989) was passed by Parliament of Ghana in 2019, and assented to by the President same year to give constitutional right to access to information held by Public The Ministry of Works and Housing recognizes the importance of the RTI law to foster a culture of …

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REDUCTION IN NATIONAL HOUSING DEFICIT REASSURING TO ADDRESSING HOUSING CHALLENGES

The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso-Boakye described the new data on housing that puts the national housing deficit at 1.8m, a 33% reduction from the previous deficit of 2.8 million as great news and one that will further inspire the sector Ministry to commit to its new housing programmes that seek to further …

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HON. ASENSO-BOAKYE CHARGES ENGINEERING COUNCIL TO SANITIZE INDUSTRY PRACTICE

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye inaugurated six (6) Technical Committees of the Engineering Council with a call on the regulating body to use every legal means available under the Engineering Council Act to ensure that industry practice is well regulated to secure the highest professional standards in Ghana. The Engineering Council …

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INVEST IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASENSO-BOAKYE TO PRIVATE DEVELOPERS

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye called on private developers within the housing sector to embrace the new government affordable housing programme and invest more to bridge the housing deficit which has been prevalent in the country. The Ministry for Works and Housing recently developed a new framework that commits it to …

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GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO ADDRESSING DRAINAGE CHALLENGES – ASENSO-BOAKYE

  The Minister for Works and Housing Francis Asenso-Boakye has given the assurance that government will continue to provide the needed resources to address the drainage challenges being experienced in some part of the country. The problems of flooding in major cities in recent time, have led to lots of drains being constructed through various …

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