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Gushegu: MP connects 17 communities to national grid, 32 others to be connected before October ends

Thirty-two (32) communities in the Gushegu constituency are to be connected to the national grid before the end of October, 2022, Member of Parliament for the area has assured. Seventeen communities have already been connected on October 14 and 15 as part of phase one of the MP who doubles as Deputy Transport Minister, Alhaji Alhassan Sulemana Tampuli efforts to ensure that his constituents get their fair share of the national cake.

Alhaji Alhassan Tampuli before 2020 general elections did connect five communities. The Gushegu constituency with over 147 communities got its first electricity in 1996. Since then, only 32 communities were connected to the national grid.  Alhaji Alhassan Tampuli after the people elected him as their representative told them that, within his two years in office, 32 communities were connected to the national grid. At each beneficiary community, there was excitement and jubilation among the community members who have lived without electricity for several years now.  The MP at a separate ceremony in the communities assured the people that, they deserve to benefit from the government that do promise and fulfill what it promised to the people.

 According to him, despite the world’s challenges, Ghana was one of the countries with reliable power supply through the leadership of President Nana Akufo-Addo. At each of the chief palaces, he was enskinned with different titles for attending to their needs.  Addressing the people, he advised them to vote for politicians who promise and deliver but not those who seek their votes and will not develop. He also urged the people to ignore falsehoods being peddled around by opponents that the lights provided for them are from non-governmental organizations. ‘If anybody says that they are from NGO, tell them to come and remove it; I am the NGO, you voted for, for development and I’m exactly doing my best, he stated.  The MP said, his vision is to provide lights to all communities, explaining it will boost the local economy and help students in the beneficiary communities to study at night. his people. 

Some community members who shared their views with Zaa News say that, the light has come at the right time and thanked the MP for honoring his electoral promises.  They promised to make good use of it by buying refrigerators to start business during the dry season. They say the lights were long overdue but better late than never. 

 According to the community members, long distance travels to grind their food stuff will now be a thing of the past. They are also happy that they can charge their mobile phones at the comfort of their own homes. The beneficiary communities include; Bogu,  Bulo , Vinli, Dayudigli, Tindang,Buguya,  Zori Yapala, Dayugdidli. The rest are Pumo,Kashegu, Pulo, Nasandi A, Nasandi B and Nasandi C, Yishe, Wanwuuand Tugbang, Bangyuuyili, Bogu and Sampemo.

Source: Ghana/Tamale/ Ibrahim