July 10, 2013

Some thirty-nine communities in the Prestea Huni Valley Constituency in the Western Region have been connected to the national electricity grid, Member of Parliament for the area, Hon. Francis Adu-Blay has disclosed.

The MP who made this known in an interview with GhanaMPs.gov.gh, also noted that move was facilitated in a bid to improve socio-economic and also bring some form of improvement in the lives of the beneficiary communities.

The project which is in line with ruling government’s plan to connect deprived communities with electricity is in fulfillment of the “Better Ghana” Agenda which seeks to ensure improvement in the everyday livelihood.

Beneficiaries of the project include Bondaye Nsuta, Obour Kpoviagye, Ayensukrom No. 1, Bob Krom, Obengkrom and Wassa-Nkran.

Meanwhile, the connection of these various communities is also expected to provide avenue to individuals with ambition and ability to raise funds to establish small scale enterprises in bettering their lives.

According to the MP, 30 additional communities are set to be connected to the national grid adding that this will tally’s to about 80 percent achievement on rural electrification so far within the constituency.

Emmanuel Frimpong Mensah/GhanaMPs.gov.gh