The tariff for drinking water has been amplified by 2.22 p.c, while electrical power goes up by 5.94 p.c.
A assertion signed by the Govt Secretary, Mrs. Mami Dufie Ofori, claimed the increment was decided by the Automated Adjustment Formula (AAF), a tariff mechanism that seeks to observe and include motion in key figuring out variables to reflect the serious value of electrical energy and drinking water quarterly.
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The maximize in utility tariffs will come on the back again of the modern enhance in communication tax and gas rates.
This development is in a sharp contrast to what flagbearer of the NPP in 2016, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stated in relation to petroleum selling prices increase by the erstwhile NDC administration.
In a flashback, we appeared at what then applicant Akufo-Addo mentioned in May, 2015 on the boost of petroleum prices.
He described the Mahama-led administration as an insensitive government, following a 9 % increment in fuel charges.
According to him, the governing party ‘s choice to improve the selling prices of petroleum products and solutions, in the midst of the ongoing, crippling vitality disaster, is indicative of its insensitivity to the plight of Ghanaians.
Nana Addo mentioned that having into consideration the results of 3 -year electric power disaster, a responsible governing administration would alternatively be certain that the price ranges of gasoline are not improved.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
He remarked that the newest development “means there is no close to the issues for the ordinary Ghanaian.”
Nana Akufo-Addo built this recognized when he tackled a packed assembly of Ghanaians, NPP associates and sympathisers in Köln, Germany, on the 1st working day of his 16-working day tour of some European nations.
Ghanaians, Akufo-Addo claimed, have had the option to witness at 1st hand the governance and leadership models of the NPP and NDC, and its resultant impression on their regular of dwelling