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14-May-2019  
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Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Samuel Atta-Akyea
 
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Minister for Works and Housing, Hon. Samuel Atta-Akyea has revealed that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his quest to upgrade the slums in Nima and Maamobi areas will build world-class enclave for the affected residents in the area earmarked.

According to him, President Akufo-Addo intends to transform appropriately 1,039 acres of prime land which Nima and Maamobi occupy into ultra-modern edifices close to the Jubilee House, the seat of Government without dislodging the people who currently dwell in Nima and Maamobi as speculative by some people.

Addressing the media in the 'Meet-The-Press' series at the Ministry of Information’s conference room, the Abuakwa South lawmaker hinted that those acres of land of Nima and Maamobi will be released to developers in exchange for more befitting structures for the affected residents on the same Nima and Maamobi lands.

He added that the Nima and Maamobi transformation will be done in collaboration with the Ministries of Lands and Natural Resources and Inner City and Zongo Development, to make the aforesaid area a world-class residential enclave.

“I don’t think President Akufo-Addo has made his mind to dislodge anybody from Nima and Maamobi but rather he will transform approximately 1,039 acres of prime land which Nima and Maamobi occupy into a world-class residential enclave close to Jubilee House, the seat of government without dislodging the people who currently dwell in Nima and Maamobi,” he hinted.

He stressed that dislodging residents of Nima and Maamobi slums will mean the plan of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to upgrade slums in the country has been defeated.

“It is propaganda for anybody to say that the people of Nima and Maamobi will be dislodged. The President is rather going to honour them by providing more befitting places of abode for them and they will appreciate God for it when it is done; that is the aim of this government and it will be done in the same Nima and Maamobi lands but with different structures,” he explained.

The growing incidence of slum development in Ghana has been the result of rural-urban migration, limited supply of land, and regulatory frameworks that are, at best, indifferent and hostile to the needs of the poor.

Even though Nima and Maamobi routinely suffer from inadequate provisions of basic facilities such as, housing, water, electricity, and drainage systems, the communities continue to grow.

The President’s commitment to slum upgrading of Nima and Maamobi was stated forcefully in his message of the State of the Nation eloquently delivered in Parliament on the 20th February, 2019.
 
 
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Name: asem
i don't have a problem if the government transform that place like trasaco valley. My problem is, can they maintain the beauty? government should not make a mistake
 
Name: nima/maamobi
this is really a government of the people. very good idea and I pray for the government to succeed. Amen
 
Name: David
Eiii NPP even free SHS lot of problems now free housing very soon free koko.Boi
 
Name: KWAME DANIEL
LOUD AND FAKE PROMISED. NPP HAS PROMISED TO PROMISE BIG TIME. YES.NPP HAVE DELIVERED BIG PROMISE. 3 YEARS IN OFFICE AS A MINISTER OF WORKS AND HOUSING. NOT EVEN ONE SINGLE OR HALL AND CHAMBER HAVE BEEN DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER. THE CULVERT AND GUTTER UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT NIMA HAS BEEN ABANDONED. HOW IS TWO YEARS ANNUAL RENTAL CHARGESD FROM LANDLORD PROMISE? IS ELECTRICITY NOW EXPENSIVE OR CHEAPER THAN RENT? FAKE PROMISER. DR FAKE. NANA FAKE NAAA...NNNAA... NAAA....FAKE
 
Name: baba
Ajiiiii hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha for where? Ghana here? and in Nima/mamobi? hahahahahahahahahahahahaha. anyway after all you can't be prosecuted for dreaming big so npp keep dreaming big like the oceans. very soon you will tell us you are going to send sea to ashanti region mpo.
 
Name: Aluta
THE NPP IS JUST MOCKING GHANAIANS. THEY THINK THEY ARE THE ONLY WISE PEOPLE GHANA CAN OR HAS EVER PRODUCED.
 
Name: Wtf
Where the hell have you seen a WORLD CLASS ENCLAVE before?
 
Name: OPPONG OWUSI
Haaaahaaaa, nobody can dispute great and miraculous achievements of the Osagyefo Nkrumah. What is left now is how NDC and NPP can replicate these and do better.No wonder Mahama is couched in the shadows of Nkrumah or better still, John Nkrumah Mahama (JNM). And Professor Joshua Alabi for 2020 victory for NDC and Ghana. Vote against Fake news ,Fake promise. The fake news is all over NPP government. Director of CID ,Madam Tiwa gave fake news,one million on constituency every year fake promise. For 2017 and 2018 , not even one dollar was disbursed under this fake promise for 2017 and 2018. The only fake response was that,the promise EXPIRED with the budget. Another fake Minister for works and Housing has Delivered. He has promised to promised to change Nima and Mamabi to look like New York. He has promised and delivers the fake promise. NOT EVEN A BAG OF CEMENT BOUGHT SINCE 2000
 
Name: jacki
Hei Atta-Akyea!!! You talk too much!! OK do and let's see.
 
Name: Boakye
Eii NPP. You are still living in the year 2000. Have you forgotten that you made the same promise during Kuffour's era and not even a bag of cement was purchased? Only gullible Ghanaians will believe this.
 



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