The Residents of Asawinso “A” in the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipality of Western North region have vowed to embark on massive demonstration against the ECG and Gridco over three weeks light out.
Speaking to the assembly member for the community, Hon.Ackah Nelson Frank , he admitted members of the community have given the ECG and Gridco a day altimatum to do the needful or face their wrath.
“We have given the ECG and Gridco a day altimatum to reconnect the power or we shall stage massive demonstration against them, we have been sleeping in darkness for three weeks now , obviously we won’t allow the ECG and Gridco to take us for granted”, he reiterated.
Moreover, Hon.Ackah described the attitudes of the two companies towards the community as unlawful.
“The ECG together with Gridco after building the power station on our land here at Asawinso have never paid a dime to the community, this is unlawful because this power station serve about three regions, imagine we prevented them from building it, would it be fair ? We are calling on the authorities to act swiftly to ensure we have light before the close of the day”, he expressed.
In addition, he urged the community to remain calm and allow the laws of the state to take it course.
“Even though, it’s very painful situation but I will plead with the entire community to remain calm and allow the laws to work”.Please call the assembly member for details of the story on 0241298212
Dr.Mathew Opoku Prempeh- Energy Minister