ECG bills: Minister descends on angry residents; says defaulters should sleep in darkness

ECG bills: Minister descends on angry residents; says defaulters should sleep in darkness

- Eastern regional minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour, has called for punitive measures for those who refuse to pay electricity bills

- According to him, such people should be taken off the national grid

- His comments come after some people clashed with PDS workers over unpaid electricity bills

The Eastern regional minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour, has asked that residents in the Krobo area who do not pay electricity bills should be taken off the national grid.

According to him, the only thing the people can enjoy free is the Free Senior High School (SHS) education, and not electricity.

He added that the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) is having a meeting with stakeholders to determine the next course of action.

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YEN.com.gh understands that the regional police commander, COP Alphonse Adu Amankwah, has arrived at the Lower Manya Krobo municipality, following clashes that occurred.

According to a report by Kasapafmonline.com, REGSEC earlier held a meeting with the Municipal Security Council (MUSEC), which was chaired by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Lower Manya Krobo, Simon Kwaku Tetteh.

Information available suggests that they the proceeded to the palace of the Paramount Chief of Manya Krobo, Nene Sakitey II.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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