• Think News Online

COVID-19: ECG Outlines Implementation Guidelines On Electricity Relief For Lifeline Customers

The Management of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has revealed following President Akufo-Addo's directive, the Government of Ghana (GoG) will absorb 100% electricity bills for lifeline residential customers (customers who consume between 0-50kWh) per month from July, 2020 till the end of year.

READ ALSO: https://www.thinknewsonline.com/post/airbus-scandal-interpol-issues-arrest-warrant-for-samuel-adam-mahama-over-role-in-bribery

According to the ECG, lifeline customers on both postpaid and prepaid metering systems will realise their relief effective August, 2020 to January, 2021.

READ ALSO: https://www.thinknewsonline.com/post/pass-the-affirmative-action-bill-now-2016-ppp-running-mate

In a statement signed by the Managing Director of ECG, Kwame Agyeman-Budu, it said "Lifeline Prepaid Customers i.e customers on smart prepaid meters will be automatically be credited each month with their free lifeline units. Customers on non-smart prepaid meters will have to visit their vending points to recharge in order to receive their free lifeline units for each month"

READ ALSO:Read also: https://www.thinknewsonline.com/post/dr-paa-kwesi-nduom-is-disappointed-in-npp-brigette-dzogbenuku-discloses

The statement on lifeline postpaid customers hinted their bills from August, 2020 will indicate the GoG absorption of their lifeline consumption.

READ ALSO: https://www.thinknewsonline.com/post/stop-hiding-behind-dirty-politics-some-of-you-are-naturally-dirty-brigette-dzogbonuku

The Management however assured lifeline customers and stakeholders that it is resolved to implement the directive to the letter.

Below is a copy of the press release:

Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith