Atta Akyea Urges Ghanaians to be Environmentally Responsible to Prevent Flooding

ATTA AKYEA URGES GHANAIANS TO BE ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE TO PREVENT FLOODING  The Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has urged Ghanaians to be environmentally responsible in order to help reduce filth and curb the recurrent flooding during the rainy seasons.  Hon. Atta-Akyea expressed concern about the attitude of some Ghanaians who dispose …

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Housing: Government to Create Enabling Environment for Private Sector Participation-Asenso-Boakye

  The Minister of Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye, has assured the private sector of the Government’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for the construction of mass housing in the country for the next four years. “The vision of Government for the housing sector is to use an appropriate mix of public and …

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Works and Housing: UN’s Ghana Office Assures the Ministry of Collaboration

  Resident Coordinator of the United Nations Development Systems in Ghana, Mr Charles Abani, assured the government of the UN’s continued support for its projects, especially in the works and housing sector. He made this comment when he led a three-member delegation to pay a courtesy call on the Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. …

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Government Reassures of Continuation of Saglemi Housing Project

  Contrary to the public perception regarding the completion of the Saglemi Housing Project, the Minister of Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye had reassured the good people of Ghana of the completion of the project. He explained that the Ministry, as part of measures to complete the project, tasked the Ghana Institution of Surveyors …

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Asenso-Boakye Inspects Drains in Kumasi

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye inspected some drainage facilities in Kumasi. The visit was to afford the Minister first-hand information on the drainage situation ahead of the rainy season. Upon inspection, Hon. Asenso-Boakye indicated that some of the drainage facilities were unable to contain the current volumes of water due to …

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Works and Housing Sector: UK Government Pledges Support to Ghana

As part of Ghana and the British long-standing bilateral relationship, the Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye hosted the British High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency, Iain Walker at his office in Accra. The discussion centred on diverse areas such as economy, housing, drainage, coastal protection, mortgage system and business investment in Ghana. …

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Affordable Housing Agenda: Government to Prioritize Local Building Materials – Asenso-Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye had called for the use of local building materials in the construction of housing in the country in order to make housing affordable to everyone. The Minister said incorporating the use of local building materials in housing construction are in line with the Government’s agenda of …

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Shelter Afrique Assures Ghana of its Support on Housing

The Chief Executive Officer of the Shelter Afrique, His Excellency Andrew Chimphondah, has assured the Ministry of Works and Housing of the organisation’s support in the area of housing to enable the Government achieve its agenda of rolling out affordable housing for Ghanaians. He stated that Shelter Afrique seeks to ensure that every African, particularly …

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Maintenance of Government’s Residential Accommodation – Works and Housing to Engage Finance Ministry

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has hinted that the Ministry of Works and Housing will engage the Ministry of Finance for possible retention of a percentage of rent paid by public sector workers residing in Government accommodation for maintenance of the facilities. The Minister who was on a working visit to …

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