COVID-19 Second Wave Relief: Ghana Offers Citizens Free Electricity For 3 Months
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In a statement on Tuesday, Kwame Agyeman-Budu, managing director of the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited, said the government of Ghana has offered free electricity units to lifeline customers for three months the as part of the government’s COVID-19 relief.
Lifeline customers are those who consume less electricity compared to some consumers who use multiple phases. He said the initiative will absorb 100 percent electricity bills of the lifeline customers from January to March.
“Following the President of Ghana’s directive on the extension of COVID-19 electricity relief for Ghanaians, the Government of Ghana (GG) will continue to absorb 100% electricity bills for lifeline residential customers (those who consume between 0-50kWh) for the stated period of three (3) months (January – March 2021),” Agyeman-Budu said.
“Lifeline customers on both prepaid and postpaid metering systems will continue to benefit from the GoG relief as stated.
“Lifeline prepaid customers: Customers on smart prepaid meters will be automatically credited with their free lifeline units for January, February and March.