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COVID-19: Ghanaian govt to provide three-month free water

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In a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19, the president of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, has announced Sunday that there will be a three-month free provision of water for its citizens.

He assured that citizens of the country will enjoy uninterrupted water and power supply.

“The Ghana Water Company and the Electricity Company of Ghana have been directed to ensure stable supply of water and electricity during this period. In addition, there will be no disconnection of supply, he said.

“Furthermore, government will absorb the water bills for all Ghanaians for the next three months, that is April, May and June. All water tankers, publicly and privately-owned are also going to be mobilised to ensure the supply of water to vulnerable communities.”

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However, the president hinted that his government will reach a decision whether to extend the two-week lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country.

The president said his government will this week decide whether to extend the two-week restriction of movement in some parts of the country.

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