According to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, Ghanaians will continue to enjoy another three months of the free light bill and Water bill as the government plans to reduce hardship caused by the COVID-19.
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta announced this during his mid-year budget and made clear that the Government considers the ordinary Ghanaian first before any decision.
According to the Minister, water consumption will be free while the electricity supply will be limited to only lifeline consumers.
In fact, it takes a caring government to supply free water across a country to both domestic and commercial use, not an ordinary government.
He added, it takes a caring government to be for the people and business, large and small and to reduce the electricity bill by 50 percent to 4,086,286 households and 686,522 businesses at a cost of ¢1.02 billion in three months.