Some traders in the Kumasi Metropolis have identified as on the Energy Business of Ghana (ECG) to prolong the ‘dumsor’ timetable to the Ashanti Region to empower citizens and company folks to prepare their each day activities.
According to them, the new condition where the lights go off unannounced is severely influencing their enterprise and there is the need for the ECG to supply them with timelines to permit them to prepare for an choice supply of electricity.
The traders, who produced the enchantment in different interviews with the Ghana Information Company in Kumasi, expressed grave problem about the current energy problem in the state.
Mr. Isaac Yeboah, a frozen foods seller, pointed out that the unannounced electrical power cuts have been severely influencing his business since most of the objects obtained rotten throughout the off durations.
He has to make emergency fuel buys to electricity his generator to help you save the merchandise from heading undesirable.
Madam Afua Serwaa mentioned the ‘Dumsor’ with its resultant warmth situations had introduced a whole lot of heat rashes, specifically on children.
She reported ‘dumsor’ was impacting pretty much each and every enterprise and described hospitals, banking institutions, printing residences, barbers, hairdressers and other people as people heavily acquiring the blunt of the issue.
Wofa Yaw Owusu, also a trader at the Central Industry, reported the unpredicted energy cuts had been influencing electrical appliances both of those at dwelling, places of work, and retailers, and that usually resulted in hearth outbreaks.
Miss out on Gloria Opoku, a final calendar year college student in one of the Senior Significant Educational facilities in Kumasi, said the dilemma was impacting tutorial function in colleges given that students ended up unable to show up at preps routinely and other tutorial actions.
She, therefore, known as on the ECG to prolong the timetable to the Region as it experienced performed for Accra to help reduce the stress of people.