The Government of Ghana under the leadership of H.E. the President of the of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has extended the policy on “Free Water For All Ghanaians” for another three months.
It could be recalled that President Nana Akufo Addo announced Free Water For All Ghanaians Policy a couple of months ago to help cushion Ghanaian from the negative economic impact on Covid-19 on the livelihoods of many citizens.
However, at the expiration of the Free Water For All Ghanaians Policy this month, the Government of Ghana has announced that the policy has been extended until the end of 2020.
In a Press Release signed by the minister for Sanitation and water resources Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah indicated that H.E. the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has extended policy on “Free Water For All Ghanaians” for another three months from 1 October to 31 December, 2020.
The Press Release from the Ministry of Sanitation and water resources also added that;
This is to enable Ghanaians continue with the protocols especially the washing of hands under running water, to help fight the covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry appeals to consumers to use water judiciously in the observance of the protocols.
The Ministry further wishes to urge all landlords and tanker service providers to refrain from charging or selling water to consumers as Government is paying for the water.
Below is the Press Statement from the Ministry of Sanitation and water resources