WaterAid Ghana is involved about the lack of operating reliable h2o in communities in particular during the fight versus Covid-19.
The H2o for Rural Africa (WRA) has identified as on President Nana Akuffo-Addo to assure that, personal water retail vendors also get pleasure from the cost-free water tariffs.
This arrives soon after President Akufo-Addo in a televised countrywide deal with, Sunday, declared that govt will absorb water bills of all Ghanaians for the months of April, Could and June.
According to a statement issued by the Group on Monday, most Ghanaians are not connected to the water source directly from Ghana H2o Firm Restricted (GWCL) as a result, they will not take pleasure in the temporary plan of the government to take in h2o tariffs for the next three months.
They observed that should federal government neglect their call, the initiative will only effects the elites in the modern society who are typically related to GWCL or with mechanised borehole water supply at household.
“Most slum dwellers in the metropolitan areas procure drinking water from private retail issue sources in their communities. We all know because of to congestion in all those regions, the battle towards Covid-19 involves more powerful initiatives,” the WRA indicated.
They, having said that, lauded the governing administration for these types of initiative which will serve as a cushion to various Ghanaians in this very important time.
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