National Security presents a roadmap for the restoration of electricity in Yilo, Manya Krobo

Regional news for Wednesday, August 17, 2022


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The Ministry of National Security has outlined a series of activities that must take place before electricity supply is restored to communities in Yilo and Manya Krobo municipalities.

According to the ministry, the measure, which includes resuming the installation of prepaid meters, was agreed upon after a consultation meeting with the Ghana Power Company, Eastern Regional Minister, local government and leaders. traditions of the two municipalities of Krobo. .

“During the meeting, the following action points were agreed upon for implementation to restore electricity supply to Lower Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo municipalities while addressing the unstable security situation in the region :

“Carrying out integrity tests on all electricity transmission lines and electrical infrastructure in the area; The resumption of the installation of prepaid meters following the restoration of the power supply to the districts; The deployment of security personnel in said areas to ensure public order during the installation of prepaid meters; The provision of technical assistance by the Ghana Armed Forces 49 Field Engineers Regiment to ECG Technicians during the installation process; and The arrest of persons whose conduct threatens to disrupt the exercise,” read a statement released by the Department of National Security.

He further said that he hopes the agreement reached will help restore normality in the municipalities of Lower Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo.

The ministry therefore urged residents of the two municipalities to cooperate with security agencies and the ECG to ensure law and order as electricity supply is restored in the affected area.

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