The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has promised to pay the rent of Ghanaian youths if voted into power a second time.
At a press conference on Monday, Nana Akomea disclosed this as an intention of the NPP party should they be voted for the 2nd term. He stated that the NPP has plans of lifting the burden of high rent and long rent advance.
“Government will in effect pay the rent Advance for you, and you pay the rent monthly to the scheme
“In effect then, the NPP government in its next term will eliminate the big problem of rent advance facing the youth and indeed many other Ghanaians.”
According to Nana Akomea, government will execute this new programme through the National Rental Assistant Scheme that will ensure that low interest loans for Ghanaians for the purpose of their rent or accommodation.
He explained that the rent money will be paid into bank accounts of beneficiaries and given to youths with identifiable monthly income.