The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced plans to construct some ten thousand housing units for teachers across the country.
The facility which will be given on mortgage and rental basis is expected to ease the accommodation challenge of teachers nationwide.
Speaking at the Sixth Quadrennial National Delegates Conference of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, GNAT’ in Kumasi on Tuesday, ( 4 January) said government remains committed to improving the conditions of teachers.
“The Ministry of Works and Housing is in discussion with teacher unions including your own to provide more housing opportunities for teachers,” Akufo-Addo said.
“Within the next two years, it is supposed that ten thousand housing units in affordable terms will be developed for teachers across the country.”
He added “This will all know is the tip of the ice-berg but it is a good beginning, am glad to hear how much you welcome the supply of laptops , I promise you that the other related issues of concern which the National President referred to in her speech will be addressed.”