Coronavirus lockdown: Ghana president declares free 3 months water, electricity supply for citizens

Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, the Ghana president has declared three months free water and electricity supply for his country citizens.

The president said the action is part of palliative for Coronavirus lockdown.

In his 5th state-wide broadcast Akufo-Addo announced that the government will cover the water bills of its citizens for the months of April, May and June.

The president on March 30, declared a 2-weeks lockdown on Kumasi and Accra and Kumasi, the two most populous parts of the country as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus.

Some communities in the country had complained they lacked water to effectively wash their hands as a preventive measure to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus.

The President in his speech, said private water companies have been contracted to provide water to these communities.  He also assured the citizens of stable electricity supply.

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