GIS signs MoU with State Housing for 1000 houses


The Ghana Immigration Service in a renewed effort to provide its Officers with decent accommodation has entered into a partnership with the State Housing Company (SHC) to make that a reality.

In a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on Wednesday, the SHC, is to provide 1,000 homes, 10 Regional Offices and a state of the art Head Office.

The SHC is currently working to secure funding for the project which is expected to completed within 24 months when construction work starts.

Mr Kwame Asuah Takyi, the Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service who signed the MoU on behalf of the Service, said to it was imperative to provide the security personnel decent accommodation to enable them carry out their duties in a serene environment.

“We cannot keep on postponing the provision of decent accommodation for our dedicated personnel. The time has come for us to redeem our promises to our gallant officers who have on daily basis complained about the lack of decent accommodation,” the Comptroller-General stated.

He expressed confidence in State Housing to deliver the quality homes on time hence the partnership.

For his part, the Managing Director of SHC, Mr. Kwabena Ampofo Appiah assured the Immigration Service of timeous completion of the construction of the homes, the Regional Offices as well as the Head Office.

“State Housing in our effort to remain the nation’s number one housing partner is making on- time home delivery and quality homes as we make unrivalled customer service a priority,” he said.