- The COVID-19 free water package will come to an end on December 31, 2020
- The president in his fifth address to the nation announced free water supply from the GWCL for three months, starting from April to June 2020
- It was subsequently extended to the end of the year
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The Ghana Water Company Limited has revealed that the COVID-19 free water package that was announced by President Akufo-Addo will come to an end on December 31, 2020.
The president in his fifth address to the nation announced that the citizens would enjoy free water supply from the GWCL for three months, starting from April to June 2020.
The announcement was part of interventions made by government to help people adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols to stop the spread of the disease.
According to a report filed by StarrNews, a statement by the water company, noted that the package comes to an end by the close of the year.
The report also indicated that customers were to psych up their minds to prepare themselves to pay for the service.
“31st December 2020, marks the end of the Government’s directive to the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) to serve Ghanaians with water for free as part of measures to curb the rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic," the statement noted.
In other news, the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has revealed that the decision to reopen schools will be decided by government on December 30.
Oppong Nkrumah said President Akufo-Addo is receiving briefings from the COVID-19 Technical Taskforce on limited school re-openings.
He is however, confident that Nana Addo will make a firm decision on whether or not schools should reopen after the briefings.
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