Stephen Asante, GNA
Kumasi, Aug. 15,
GNA - The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has inaugurated a committee to
oversee the successful implementation of the digital property addressing system
in Ghana’s second largest city.
The system, a
modern approach to allocating addresses within a defined space with the aid of
the latest geocoding technology, seeks to ensure that every land or property is
assigned a unique identifier.
facilitate improved ownership data, as well as unique identification of
property and persons.
Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), who chairs the
implementation committee, speaking at the inaugural ceremony in Kumasi, said it
was important that the nation modernised her economy by establishing a
structure, which sits on a digital and property addressing system.
The committee, he
noted, would work to promote directional requirement of ambulance service,
e-commerce and financial services, revenue mobilization, improved general
service delivery and formalization of the economy.
members of the committee to be committed to duty and eschew all forms of
was hopeful that the digital system incorporated in partnership with the
Ministry of Communications and Ghana Post would give the country a trustworthy
database of addresses.
Mr. Kwasi Agyemang,
the Metropolitan Director of Development Planning, pointed out that a proper
addressing of property would ensure efficient delivery of services for economic
Mr. Christian Kusi
Ampofo, the Metropolitan Coordinator, Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), said that
the project had brought on board about 100 trainees of the Corps to support the
committee in its work.