The Member of Parliament (MP) for Yendi Constituen-cy within the Northern Region, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, has helped 4 extra communities within the constituency to get attached to the nationwide grid below the Rural Electrification Project (REP).
This brings to 18 the selection of communities the MP helped to get attached to the nationwide grid since assuming administrative center as Member of Parliament for the Yendi Con-stituency.
The 4 beneficiary communi-ties incorporated Kunshegu, Penshiya, Panduli and Chakohiya.
Alhaji Mahama used to be accompa-nied via the Minister of Energy, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh and his Deputy Dr Mohammed Amin Adam Anta.
At a rite at Kunshegu, probably the most beneficiary communities to inaugurate the challenge, the MP mentioned the electrification challenge used to be in fulfilment of guarantees he made to the communities all over 2020 elections.
He mentioned the folk voted for him to paintings exhausting and convey building to them including “the people of Yendi and the surround-ing communities need develop-ment and I assured them of more development.”
He mentioned the availability of the electrical energy within the communities would no longer most effective brighten their properties however would additionally cross some distance to progressed on their socio- financial actions and make stronger their dwelling situation.
He added: “They would no more walk miles again to charge their phones or even grind their food stuffs.”
Alhaji Mahama mentioned for the reason that as-sumption of administrative center of Dr Prempeh as Energy Minister, he had all the time been to his administrative center attempting to liberate and cut back the electrical energy issues within the constituency.
He mentioned they had been privileged to have the Energy Minister in Dag-bon to inaugurate the challenge, and counseled the minister for his dedication to the advance of Dagbon.
The Energy Minister applauded the MP for the nice works he were doing for the nice of Yendi.
“Your MP disturbs every single day just because he wants his com-munities to get connected to the national grid,” he mentioned.
Dr Prempeh said the ambition of the Akufo-Addo govt to see to it that each a part of Ghana had electrical energy so as to carry building nearer to the folk.
He added that the federal government used to be dedicated to reaching the common get admission to to electrical energy to each group within the nation.
Nma Samata Pumaaya Alhassan, Magazia of Kunshegu group thanked the MP for the gesture and famous that the relationship in their group to the nationwide grid would open up their industry
“Am into Sheabutter business and I will no more walk miles to Yendi again to grind my shea again,” she added.
Author: Ghanaian Times