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30.08.2005 Regional News

Eleven communities to enjoy electricity in Awutu/Senya


Awutu-Bawjiase(C/R), Aug.30, GNA - Eleven communities in the Awutu/Senya Constituency of the Central Region, are to be connected to the national electricity grid by the end of October.

The project forms part of the first phase of the Rural Electrification Project approved by the Government. Mr Abbey Oppey, MP for the area who announced this at Awutu-Bawjiase, named the communalities as Awutu-Bontrase, Bantama, Amadua, Aberful, Oshimpo, Chochoo, Kwame Ettey, Ahintia, Small London, Kweku Ansah and Awutu-Botoku.

He said the second phase of the project would cover communities including Ayensuako, Oshimpo Number One, Panin and Awutu-Ahuntem. Mr Abbey Oppey said contractors working on the first phase were expected to complete their work and hand over the projects for commissioning by the end of October and appealed to the people to exercise restraint.

He disclosed that 45 communities in the constituency were in dire need of power.

Mr Abbey Oppey said since he assumed office he had donated more than 40 pieces of streetlight bulbs to Kasoa and called for the co-operation, mutual understanding, unity and love among the constituents to speed up the attainment of the objectives of the Government.

Mr Abbey Oppey thanked the Government for implementing the Mallam-Yamoransa road, saying, the project had raised the image of Kasoa and the Awutu Beraku.