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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Minister Calls for Enforcement of Engineering Laws in Ghana

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye has called for enforcement of engineering laws in the country in order to ensure professionalism, high standard and regulation of engineering practice in the country. Effective regulation of engineering, according to the Minster, is a basic requirement in any country as engineering affects every facet of …

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Ghana-Turkey Seeks Collaboration on Affordable Housing

The Minister of Works and Housing Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye, has said Ghana and Turkey will collaborate to roll out affordable and social housing for the good people of Ghana. He said housing is a top priority on the Government’s agenda and that with the advancement in technology of Turkey in the construction sector, partnering with …

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Flood Mitigation is a Collective Responsibility for All – Asenso-Boakye

The Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye as part of his working tour, visited the various drainage sites in Accra to assess drainage works being undertaken by the Ministry. The sites included the Odaw-Onyasia confluence at Caprice, Kwame Nkrumah circle, Upper and Lower Korle lagoons where Messrs Dredge Masters is currently undertaking the …

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