3 farming communities of North Gonja enjoys electricity for the first time since independence
The communities of Kpariya, Bugsa, and Yagbon in the North Gonja District of the Savannah Region have expressed their joy and excitement as they have finally been connected to the national grid after several decades without electricity.
The residents of these communities have high hopes that this connection to the national grid will significantly boost economic activities and improve their overall quality of life.
Mahama Asei Seini, the Member of Parliament for the Daboya-Mankarigo Constituency, has been instrumental in advocating for the electrification of these communities.
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He expressed his pride and satisfaction in seeing these communities finally gaining access to electricity after years of living without it.
When he first took office, only 10 communities in the constituency were connected to the national grid.
Through his efforts and collaboration with the Ministry of Energy, they have been able to extend the coverage to 29 communities so far.
The MP emphasized the significance of this achievement, particularly for communities that have been deprived of electricity since the establishment of Ghana.
He highlighted the positive impact that access to electricity will have on these communities and their potential for growth and development.
Furthermore, the MP revealed that the next phase of the rural electrification project will focus on addressing the electricity needs of two other communities in Mankarigo, as well as five communities in the Daboya zone.
He assured the residents that these communities will be included in the upcoming phase of the project, which will commence soon.
Overall, the electrification of Kpariya, Bugsa, and Yagbon represents a significant milestone for these communities, bringing them into the modern era with access to electricity.
It is expected to bring about various positive changes, improving livelihoods, and creating opportunities for progress and development in these areas.