Ghanaians will continue to enjoy another three months of free water and electricity supply as government further reduces the burden of the Covid-19 pandemic on its citizenry.
Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta announced this during his Mid-year Budget review to parliament Thursday, 23rd, July 2020.
He said this policy by government is because the NPP government puts the interest, concerns and aspirations of the ordinary Ghanaian first.
He said during his statement to the house ….“ … That is also why we further reduced electricity prices by half and completely provided potable water for free for everybody since March this year. And we will extend it for another three months,”.
Earlier this year during one his regular updates on Covid-19 address to the nation, President Akuffo Addo announced three months of free water for all Ghanaians and free electricity for life-line consumers and 50 percent cut reduction for other category of consumers, to make up for lost income following a lockdown in Accra, Kasoa and upper Kumasi due to the Covid-19 pandemic.