Lawra, (U/W), Oct
9, GNA – Two communities in the Lawra Municipality have been connected to the
national grid and subsequently received sensitisation on safe wiring system for
successful connection of power to their homes and business centres.
The Lawra Municipal
Chief Executive, Mr. Bomba-ire Martin, has met the chiefs and people of the
communities, Birifoh-Baapari and Gombille communities, to update them on
efforts made to finalise work on completion of the rural electrification
He reminded them of
government’s unflinching commitment to connect rural communities to the
national grid for social and economic activities to thrive.
But urged the
people to adhere to the recommendations of Northern Electricity Distribution
Company (NEDCO on wiring of houses and business centres.
Gombille were part of the list of beneficiary communities where the
electrification project started and completed by President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo led administration who came into power with the promise to slash
poverty and improve lives.
The Lawra assembly
is working closely with NEDCo to take consumers’ data for their meters and
extension of power their homes.
The chiefs and
people of Birifoh-Baapari and Gombille were happy and grateful to the
government for the completion of the project and the engagement and
sensitisation programme organised to interact with them on process of work.
They pledged to
follow all the recommendations given by NEDCo to ensure successful and safe
connection and use of power in the communities.