We’re fixing power issues – Napo begs Ghanaians to be patient

Energy Minister Mathew Opoku-Prempeh has urged Ghanaians to bear with the government as it makes steady progress in resolving the current challenges bedevilling the power sector.

Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh and officials from GRIDCO, ECG and MiDA inspect the ongoing project for the construction of a Bulk Supply Point (BSP) at Kasoa.

We will just continue to ask for patience and forbearance for the people working here,” Dr Opoku Prempeh told journalists on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, when he toured the 60-per cent complete 436-megawatt Bulk Supply Point at Kasoa, Central Region, which is to improve power supply for over 300,000 residents in the enclave.

“We ask for cooporation, understanding, education, and information through your various portals to educate Ghanaians,” he appealed.

He further assured that all the necessary funding is being provided to fix the power challenges.

Dr Opoku Prempeh expressed satisfaction with the progress of work done so far on the project started in 2019 and billed for completion in August this year.

Meanwhile, The technical controller at the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Mr William Amuna, has announced that residents living in Kasoa and its environs will experience 15 days of load-shedding and power outages.


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