The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) as part of our desire to create a relevant relationship for the union and the general students body of Ghana and beyond have paid a courtesy call on the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of State Housing, Mr. Kwabena Ampofo Appiah.
The visit was to interact with the CEO of the State Housing Company and also to jaw jaw on what NUGS can do to curb accommodation issues in our various institutions looking critically at the Free SHS policy and the desire of the government in making education accessible to all Ghanaians.
The CEO, Mr Ampofo Appiah expressed his joy on our visit and found the pleasure in updating us on the successes of the State Housing Company Limited especially the building of a hostel facility at UHAS to help reduce their accommodation problem.
The President, Tinkaro Asare, in his speech alluded to the need for the union to have a broader plan on how issues of accommodation on various campuses can be addressed especially with the coming into force of the Free SHS Policy .
In the speech of H.E Tinkaro Asare Osei, he asked for the assistance of the state housing company in refurbishing the secretariat of the National Union of Ghana Students and in the coming days measures will be put in place in helping to address the administrative challenges of the union.
Mr Ampofo Appiah assured us of company and his solid support for our administration and urged us to at any time call on him should we need his help.
The union through this release would urge all SRC and NUGS executive who as part of their policy to build hostel facilities for their institutions to call on the union for assistance.