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May Day: Gas Supply Issues Resolved, Supply of Electricity Reliable -Akufo-Addo To Ghanaians

But while the president was speaking, parts of Accra had experienced power outages, prompting the veracity of his claim. 

President Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians his government is dedicated to preventing persistent power challenges, known as “dumsor.”

Speaking at this year’s national May Day celebrations in Accra, the President reassured Ghanaians that all concerns regarding “dumsor” have been successfully resolved.

He said maintenance work on transformers and gas supply has been resolved.

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“As your president, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to all Ghanaians for their patience and understanding of recent temporary challenges with the electricity supply experienced across the country. Over the period, the issues surrounding maintenance of transformers and gas supply have been successfully resolved resulting in the supply of electricity supply reliability,” he stated.

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Akufo-Addo emphasized that his administration has tirelessly worked to ensure a consistent electricity supply for Ghanaians, and he intends to sustain this progress.

“Indeed over the past few days, we have witnessed a stable supply of electricity across the country with no load-shedding reported anywhere yesterday. For the past seven years, we have worked tirelessly to keep the lights and I am confident that the unfortunate era of “dumsor” will not return,” he added.

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During the same event, Dr Yaw Baah, Secretary-General of the Trades Union Congress, stressed on the importance of President Akufo-Addo honouring his commitments.

Dr Baah emphasized the urgency of taking action to tackle the ongoing power challenges confronting the nation.

But while the president was speaking, parts of Accra had experienced power outages, prompting the veracity of his claim.

Many Ghanaians have gone ahead to voice concerns about the widespread power outages affecting businesses, prompting calls for a load-shedding timetable.

Celebrities, including renowned actress Yvonne Nelson, have also taken to social media to express their worries, with Nelson even threatening to organize a demonstration against the erratic power supply.

During his nationwide campaign tour, Vice President Dr Bawumia recently assured the public that the government is committed to swiftly resolving the power issue.

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