According to him, the greater part of Ghanaians will not love the government’s declared free of charge drinking water source.
He reported Ghanaians who kind the decreased income bracket are the the greater part and obtain h2o in their neighborhoods.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in an deal with on Sunday, April 5, 2020, on developments regarding the nationwide battle versus COVID-19, said the government would foot the h2o monthly bill of Ghanaians for April, May possibly and June 2020 to supply aid for Ghanaians amidst the partial lockdown in some elements of the place.
He directed the GWCL and the Energy Company of Ghana (ECG) to assure the stable offer of h2o and electric power during the period.
“In addition, there will be no disconnection of offer. Furthermore, the govt will take in the water payments for all Ghanaians for the up coming three months, ie, April, May perhaps, and June. All drinking water tankers, publicly and privately-owned, are also heading to be mobilized to make sure the provide of drinking water to all vulnerable communities,” he said.
Nonetheless, John Dumelo has mentioned the absorption of drinking water expenses by the authorities for three months will advantage the wealthy.
In a Twitter post, he wrote: “I really feel this 3 months no cost h2o for all is good but will only benefit the center and higher class. All those in the reduced-revenue bracket( they are the vast majority) however acquire water in their neighborhoods from these who offer them in Polytanks.”