By Alex Boye
The Minister for Works and Housing, Francis Asenso -Boakye, has lauded authorities at the State Housing Corporation (SHC) over its commitment in addressing the housing challenges across the country.
He noted the State Housing Corporation, with its limited resources has over the years contributed to the development of affordable houses in every part of the country.
According to the Minister, the SHC has played a significant role in helping the government to accomplish its developmental agenda over the year.
The Minister who is also the Member of Parliament for the Bantama Constitiency, made this known at the commissioning of the North Kanshie Club Court in Accra yesterday
There was an interaction between the minister and the entire staff of the SHC before the commissioning of the building meant to help ease the housing challenges in the country.
The interaction was also meant to help the minister to encourage the staff and management as well as abreast himself with their challenges.
He announced Government’s commitment in ensuring that affordable houses enveloped the entire country for the benefit of the ordinary Ghanaian.
The Minister further assured that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is poised to fulfill affordable National Housing promised during the 2020 campaign.
“I want all Ghanaians to have confidence in the NPP government for it is ready to address the country’s housing challenges” the Law Maker assured.
For his part the Managing Director of the State Housing Corporation, Mr. Kwabena Ampofo Ampiah, thanked the Minister for acknowledging their hard works, and assured to continue with their works for the benefit of the country.
The Managing Director informed all their works is out of the Internal Generated Fund (IGF).
Mr. Ampiah appealed to Ghanaians to support the government in its quest of addressing Ghana’s housing challenges.
The MD who led the Minister to the various project sites by the SHC, was optimistic Ghanaians would soon face no challenges when it comes to housing under the current government.