Office and training centre for Ghana National Association of Garages (GNAG) - Kumasi (Suame Magazine)

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The Ghana National Association of Garages comprises of all Auto-Mechanics, Spare Parts dealers and other related services who have registered under the council of Indigenous Businessmen Association (CIBA) Law 1993. There are members all over the country based on Registration and contributions to the Association and the entire Nation as well. Ashanti Region has the highest number of members and this has been due to its contribution both human and metal resources Kumasi being the National/Regional Headquarters. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: (Kumasi Branch): Suame Magazine This Association in 1935 by a Group of Mechanics at the now Suame Police Station. In 1960, it was registered as a Mechanical Association of Suame. Under the help of the then Asantehene, Nana Agyeman Prempeh (I) and the Town Planning Department allocated A Site to these “fitters” known as “Magazine” at Suame-Tafo light Industrial Area. This was a result of the growing nature of the Association and its members. In 1986 it became A member of the Ghana National Association of Garages (G.N.A.G.).
A thesis submitted to the Board of Postgraduate Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture, 1994