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Ten communities in the Kumbungu District hooked up to the national grid

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Kumbungu District, Abdul Salam Hamza Fatawu has extended electricity to ten communities under government’s electrification project of the Kumbungu District.

Among the beneficiary communities are; Gupanarigu, Dimanzugu , Vehikuga, Buntansi, Nyoring, Gbulun Bihinaayili, Binbiagubiayili, Tiring, Vogu Gundaa, Gundobila and Dalun Biihinaayili .

Addressing the chiefs and people at the separate durbar, the DCE for Kumbungu, who double as NPP parliamentary candidate for Kumbungu constituency, stated that, the project will go a long way to benefit over 5000 people across the communities.

He has however advised the people particularly the youth to take advantage of the opportunity of being connected to the national grid to create jobs for themselves in order to improve on their livelihoods.

He said the connection of the communities to the national grid would pave way for many developmental projects to be established in the area, saying the assembly is committed to ensuring universal access to electricity by the people.

The Kumbungu DCE also urged the people to pay their bills promptly to avoid been disconnected by NEDCo and also to enable the power suppliers to generate more revenue to extend power to other communities in the area.

The Chiefs and people of the beneficiary communities who could hide their  happiness, however thanked the DCE for the project saying “we have been yearning for this day for far too long. We thank you very much for your efforts, we will never forget about your efforts,” they assured.

Source: Alhassan Yakubu | www.diamondfmonline.com |Ghana

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