The Minister of Energy, Mr. Boakye Agyarko has revealed that Ghanaians will soon pay less for the use of electricity.
While speaking at a delegates rally of the ruling New Patriotic Party, he stated that the Ministry of Energy is working to implement a reduction in electricity tariffs.
According to Boakye Agyarko, this reduction will be in line with some of the promises made by President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo during the campaign buildup to the 2016 General Elections.
“Have patience with us, we have promised that electricity tariffs will reduce. Just as we said dumsor will be over, I’m assuring you that, very soon when you see your electricity bills, you will know that when NPP promises it honours it,” he added.
While in opposition, the NPP in 2016 accused John Mahama, the then president and the National Democratic Congress of intentional ripping off Ghanaians with high utility bills.
The party promised to reduce the tarriff bills if they were voted into power, and it seems the NPP is ready to do so after winning the 2016 General Elections.
The Minister of Energy also assured Ghanaians that erratic power supply, also known as "dumsor, would not return to Ghana under the NPP.
“You will then know that we brought on board good motives and knowledge and we will continue with such trend so that Ghanaians will be comfortable,” he added.
He assured that “before the end of this year, the lights will always be on.”
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