Asantehene requests expedited efforts to curb power crises in the Ashanti Region

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The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has called on the Ministry of Energy and power-producing agencies to expedite efforts at curbing the power crises in the Ashanti Region.

He said the erratic power supply, which has become rampant, is impacting adversely on the lives of the people in the region, including himself and his household.

The Asantehene was addressing the Minister of Energy, Board Members of GRIDCo and ECG officials who paid a visit to the Manhyia Palace.

The Otumfuo observed that productivity is being threatened and could be severely hampered if solutions are not found urgently.

The groups apologised to the Asantehene and residents of Greater Kumasi who are experiencing unstable power supply.

Minister of Energy, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, said the Ministry is making efforts to relocate the Ameri power plant to the Ashanti Region to boost power generation.



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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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