Minister of Water Resources, Works, and Housing Abubakar Saddique Boniface of Ghana

The Statesman can reveal that the man now known as Abubakar Saddique Boniface was named Albert Kwadwo Okyerefo Boniface at birth.
The man now known as Abubakar Saddique Boniface was named Albert Kwadwo Okyerefo Boniface at birth, The Statesman can reveal.
Revealing the roots of his first born, Papa Ekow Boniface said Boniface Abubakar was born in Salaga in 1970 into a Christian home, the first of 8 children.
Boniface was made to stop the Makalanta after his father realised that it was having an effect on his formal education.
Boniface is an epitome of honesty, selflessness, respect and a mentor for the youth in the Zongo, Northern and Islamic communities, so his choice as running mate will assure the NPP of a landslide in the upcoming election,” Dina Muah Tima, secretary of Runners Youth Society-Fiapre indicated.
Akwasi Yeboah Bismark, political analyst, observed that “Alhaji Boniface is an icon for the youth, he cuts across ethnic divide and brings along the young and the old.
The Minister of Water Resource, Works Housing Abubakar Saddique Boniface has called on Moslems to eschew sectionalism within the Islamic faith and unite according to the teachings of Mohammed to promote harmony throughout the world.
Amoah Gyarteng, said the purchase of the luxurious car for Boniface was necessitated by what the Minister's predecessor, Mr.
We believe more people will join the (NPP) party if Boniface is picked as a running mate.
The Kpembewura, whom they described as a "known sympathizer" of the opposition NDC, had recognized that the NPP in Salaga had steadily grown to become a family unit and the most popular party ever since Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface joined the party from the NDC in 2001.
The Minister for Works, Housing and Water Resources, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface has called on Ghanaians to do away with the perception that water is a social commodity and must be provided by the government free of charge.
Though the water problem in Tamale has escalated to the highest and unbearable level this year, than ever before, due to the severity of the dry weather, Alhaji Boniface said there was no cause for alarm.
Boniface said the ministry had made approaches for funds from the international community and when that is made available, the project is likely to be implemented between 2008 and 2011.
Boniface said as part of the conditions, a beneficiary community had to pay an initial amount of Thirty Million Cedis (GH? 30,000) as part of its five percent capital contribution to be selected.
Boniface said subsequent contributions were made by the community and it had now become eligible.
Boniface was appointed as Minister in the Kufuor-led administration, the Northern Region has experienced massive development, which has particularly benefitted people in the region.
Alhaji Boniface was speaking at a forum organised as part of Ghana's celebration of the United Nations "International Year of Micro-credit" for the Northern, Upper East and West Regions at Tamale on Thursday.
Alhaji Boniface said poverty reduction had been one of the cardinal points of the Government's development programme as envisaged in the Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy (GPRS) and the HIPC initiative.
Saddique Boniface said the tanks would be placed at vantage points so that they would be accessible to all the people in the catchment areas.
Alhaji Boniface was addressing the Fifth Annual General Meeting of the West Mamprusi Community Bank Ltd at Walewale last Saturday.
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing is winning support in the Northern Region for the single slot for the running-mate to Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP.
Some supporters of the party openly told Nana Akufo-Addo at separate durbars in the Bole-Bamboi District on Tuesday that Boniface was their preferred choice.
At all the places that Nana Akufo-Addo stopped, the mere introduction of Alhaji Boniface received shouts from the people like "Vice" and "No Boniface, no vice president.
Alhaji Boniface is part of the seven member high profile entourage of Nana Akufo-Addo's visit.
Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface is a party man, young, hardworking, tried, tested, very progressive, well known and liked by both the young and the elderly across the country.
We believe that the NPP has a lot of quality men amongst its members, but we want to reaffirm that Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface is the ultimate package out there, combining competence, vision and a very youthful exuberance needed to hold the position of the running mate subsequently becoming the Vice President of Ghana.
By GBCThe Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Abubakar Saddique Boniface has attributed the slow pace of work on the Affordable Housing Project to financial constraints on the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) fund.
reports that the Ministry had refused to provide the needed funds for the project resulting in most contractors abandoning the sites.
Boniface said more than GH40 million have been spent on the project so far at Borteyman; Kpong; Asokore Mampong; Koforidua and Tamale and hinted that the Government had provided two point five million Ghana cedis for payment to the contractors and would be released to them as soon as possible.
He noted that Boniface has an appeal to the Ewes because his father is from Nkonya in the Volta Region and because he was raised up at Yeji in the Brong Ahafo Region, he has an appeal that transcends the PRU constituency to the northern part of Brong Ahafo.
His records as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry (as it was then), Deputy Minister of Tourism and Modernisation of the Capital City (as it was then), Minister of Manpower Development Youth and Employment and now Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing is par excellent”, he pointed out, arguing that only few people would have the kind of round experience that the Boniface has had over the last seven years, with the last three years being spent as a member of cabinet.
Alhaji Boniface said the government was in the process of acquiring a 25-acre land on the Tamale-Yendi road to enable retired occupants of the affordable houses to build their own houses, as they vacated their current accommodation.