May 24, 2018

Deputy Minister of Energy Owuraku Aidoo has said the delay in the electrification project in the Krachi West District is due to delay in shortage of some critical materials such as conductors and pole top accessories.

According to the Deputy Minister of Energy the Ministry is in the process of procuring those materials to allow for the completion of works at Nchumuru and Krachi West District under the SHEP-4 and the completion of work would be at the end of this year, 2018.

He further added that the Ministry has sent High Voltage (HV) and Low Voltage (LV) poles to some of the project sites and planted awaiting stringing.

Communities under the Krachi West District are Kaparea, Lakeside, Yikei, Wananan number 1 and 2, those from Krachi Nchumuru are Lonkotor, Gyato chanyo, Kaliako Beposo, Papaye, Bichiro and Konado.

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/