COVID-19: Ghana, again offer Citizens free electricity

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He also said that the gesture is part of the governmentโ€™s extended COVID-19 electricity relief.

The government of Ghana has yet again offered free electricity units to lifeline customers for three months.

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The managing director of the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited, Kwame Agyeman-Budu, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the initiative will absorb 100 per cent electricity bills of the lifeline customers from January to March.

โ€œCustomers on non-smart prepaid meters will have to swipe or insert their cards in their meters before they visit the vending points to recharge, in order to receive their free units for each month.

โ€œLifeline Postpaid Customers: With regards to postpaid lifeline customers, their bills for January, February and March 2021 will indicate the GoG absorption of their lifeline consumption.

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โ€œManagement wishes to assure lifeline customers and stakeholders that it is resolved to implement this directive to the letter. Customers are advised to contact ECG District offices with any challenge for a resolution.โ€

Lifeline customers are those who consume less electricity compared to some consumers who use multiple phases.

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