Previous President John Dramani Mahama has questioned federal government to sufficiently source the utility organizations in the nation, to help them fully provide on the interventions announced by President Akufo-Addo.
He created these feedback at a temporary ceremony in Accra, to hand over meals products for onward distribution to about 20,00 homes.
President Akufo-Addo on the night time of April 9, declared 3 months of cost-free electric power for customers of a individual class, to make up for shed money next the coronavirus lockdown in Accra, Kasoa, Tema and Kumasi.
In addition, the President mentioned the governing administration will also soak up 50% of electricity payments for individuals in household parts as nicely as all those engaged in professional functions all through the period, applying their March 2020 monthly bill as the benchmark.
Whilst acknowledging that the nation is entering a new period where there is the commencing of a horizontal spread of the ailment, Mr Mahama named for an accelerated energy in buy to kick Covid-19 out of the state.
“In purchase for us to realise the essential added benefits from the subsidies on the electric power tariffs introduced, I urge the President to assure and fund the Energy Corporation of Ghana (ECG) and the power producers, to empower them to discharge their responsibilities without having interruptions owing to inadequate funds to obtain gas to deliver electrical power.
The flagbearer of the Countrywide Democratic Congress also produced a scenario for safety personnel imposing the lockdown in the line of the prompt provision of rations and allowances to increase their endeavours.
“Our stability personnel have been complaining, not only about the good quality and frequency of food stuff rations but also their allowance…their Covid-19 obligation allowance. It is essential for govt to address this urgently in buy to retain the morale of the officers and adult males engaged in this crucial countrywide work out,” the NDC flagbearer reported.
He also desires comparable degree of urgency attached to the provision of particular protecting gear to prevent the transmission to officers in their line of obligation.
Mr Mahama also referred to as on the govt to use the option to raise employment in the wellness sector by roping in wellbeing graduates who are dwelling but to be engaged by the Ministry of Well being.