Ghana Ministry to Construct 200,000 Housing Units

By Julius Yao Petetsi

Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has disclosed that the ministry will embark on the construction of 200,000 housing units across the 10 regions of the country, in 2019.

He said drastic efforts were needed to address Ghana's yawning 1.7 million per annum housing deficit.

Mr Akyea, Member of Parliament for the Abuakwa South Constituency, in the Eastern Region, was contributing to debate on 2019 budget statement, on the floor of Parliament in Accra yesterday.