The Works and Housing Minister, Francis Asenso-Boakye on Wednesday May 5, 2021 paid a courtesy call on Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi.
This was part of the Minister’s visit to the Ashanti Region to inspect the government affordable housing projects in the region.
It would be recalled that in August, 2018 the Asantehene through the Ministry of Works and Housing allocated about 205 acres of land at Dedesua, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region to State Housing Company Limited for construction of affordable houses to help reduce the high housing deficit in the country.
The goal of the donation was to create jobs for the youth and to bring development to the people of Ashanti Region.
In a brief remarks at the Manhyia Palace, Hon. Francis Asenso-Boakye expressed appreciation on behalf of government to the Asantehene for his kind gesture of donating acres land support government’s affordable housing project at Dedesua in the Ashanti region.
He said the project remains a priority of government to ensure that home ownership is made accessible to the majority of Ghanaians…