Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Leads Strategic Planning Retreat for Ghana’s Housing Agenda

Taiwo Ajayi
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Ghana's Ministry of Works and Housing Sets Priorities for 2024 in Strategic Retreat

Under the guidance of Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Ghana’s Ministry of Works and Housing recently conducted a pivotal strategic planning retreat aimed at shaping the nation’s housing agenda for the foreseeable future.

The two-day retreat, held against the backdrop of a recent cabinet reshuffle, served as a platform for key stakeholders to convene and synchronize efforts in addressing Ghana’s housing challenges. Minister Oppong Nkrumah, in his opening address, emphasized the urgency of the task at hand, stressing the need for swift action to meet the nation’s housing needs effectively.

The retreat saw active participation from Deputy Minister-designate Prince Hamid Armah, Chief Director Stephen Yaw Osei, department heads, and leaders representing the 12 agencies under the Ministry’s purview. Together, they deliberated on strategies to streamline operations and optimize resources within the ministry’s housing agenda.


Presentations by heads of various agencies, including the Ghana Hydrological Authority and State Housing Company Limited, provided valuable insights and laid the groundwork for strategic planning. These sessions facilitated discussions on key priorities and initiatives aimed at advancing Ghana’s housing sector.

Minister Oppong Nkrumah underscored the importance of collaboration among departments and agencies, emphasizing the need to leverage synergies to achieve higher efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery. The retreat served as a catalyst for fostering unity of purpose and collective commitment towards addressing housing challenges.

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As the retreat concluded, Chief Director Stephen Yaw Osei expressed optimism about the Ministry’s future endeavors, citing the spirit of teamwork and shared vision among participants. This renewed commitment to efficiency and collaboration bodes well for Ghana’s housing agenda, signaling a proactive approach to governance and development.

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Looking ahead, the strategic planning retreat led by Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah sets the stage for concerted efforts to tackle housing challenges and drive progress in Ghana’s housing sector. By aligning priorities and fostering collaboration, the Ministry is poised to make significant strides in addressing the nation’s housing needs and improving the quality of life for its citizens.

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