President Inaugurate Teshie- Nungua Desalination Water Project

H. E John Dramani Mahama has on Friday 17th April, 2015 commissioned the Teshie- Nungua Desalination Water project.

The project which involves the desalination of sea produces 13 million gallons of water a day and is serving about 500,000 people in Teshie, Nungua, the Teshie Military barracks, Baatsona, Sakumono and parts of La- Dadekotopon.

The project was executed by Messrs. Befessa at a cost of one Hundred and Fifteen Thousand million dollars($115,000.00).

The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing Dr. Kweku Agyemang- Mensah, urged the people to have confidence in the President as he fulfilled his electoral promises.

The Nungua Mantse, Nii Odehe Kwak pa Odaifio We lensing III, said "the phenomenon of thecommunities battling with the problem of water supply is now over, thanks to sea desalination project".


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Hon. Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah - Assumes Office as Water Resources, Works and Housing Minister

Dr. Kweku Agyeman MensahThe new Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah has called on staff of his Ministry to foster closer relations and work as a team to help achieved the targets set by the Ministry. “I want to see things myself and do not want to engage in pity quarrels “He noted
He said without unity of purpose, the determination by the Ministry in improving deliverables in the Water, Housing and Works sectors will not materialised.
The Minister stated this when the outgoing Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing Alhaji Collins Duada handed over the mantle of leadership to him at a brief ceremony held at the Ministry yesterday.
Present at the ceremony were the Hon. Deputy Minister, Hon. Ahi Sampson, Chief Director Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, Heads of Agencies and Departments, Directors and Senior officers of the Ministry.
In a statement, the outgoing Minister Alhaji Collins Duada said, a lot has been achieved during his two year tenure at the Ministry and asked staff of the Ministry to double their effort in supporting the current Minister to succeed.
He mentioned the support he enjoyed during his stay at the Ministry adding that “I was very proud working with you”.
Oh behalf of the staff, Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu express thanks to the outgoing Minister for his patience and love for staff and pledged unwavering support to the New Minister.

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National Housing Policy Launched

The first National Housing Policy (NHP) to facilitate the provision of decent, safe and affordable houses to all has been launched in Accra. It will also provide an enabling environment for the private sector to intensify its leading role in the provision of safe affordable houses.

It will also outline measures to address those bottlenecks to include the promotion of greater private sector participation in housing delivery, investment in rental housing, promoting housing schemes that maximises land utilisation and making housing programmes more accessible to the poor.

Launching the Policy, the outgoing Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing Alhaji Collins Duada said the Policy which has been on the drawing board for the past 20 years has finally come to stay in view of the extensive and deliberative steps taken to ensure that a consensus was reached.

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TDC Presents GH₵1,200,000.00 Dividend to Government

Tema Development Corporation (TDC) has presented a Dividend to the tune of One Million, Two Hundred Thounsand Ghana cedis (GH¢1,200,000.00) to the Government through the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing.

Receiving the Cheque, the outgoing Minister, Alhaji Collins Dauda, applauded TDC for their consistent support to the development of the Nation and urged other sectors and agencies to emulate.

The Cheque was presented to the Ministry by the TDC Board Chairman Mr. Emmanuel O. Adjetey accompanied by the Managing Director, Mr. Joseph A. Abbey and other TDC stuffs. 


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Water Resource, Works and Housing Ministry gets new Minister

President John Dramani Mahama has appointed the current Minister for Health Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah as the new Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing. 

He replaces Alhaji Collins Dauda who has been reassigned to the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development 

The Minister will also be joined by a new Deputy Minister Hon.Samuel Yaw Adusei.

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