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Regional News of Saturday, 29 September 2012

Source: GNA

Electricity poles at the mercy of thieves in Bawku West

Large numbers of low-tension electric poles acquired for the extension of electricity to the Tanga electoral area, in the Bawku West District is now at the mercy of thieves.

The poles were dumped at various communities of the electoral area but due to the delay in erecting them, thieves have taken advantage of the lack of its security and are stealing them to the detriment of the communities.

Mr Apam Bukari, Assemblyman for the area disclosed this in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at Tanga.

He said the communities where the poles were kept included Timonde, Gunga, Wiiga and Tanga, and that the assembly was waiting for work to commence on the electrification project.

Mr Bukari appealed to Mr Cletus Avoka, MP for Zebilla and Alhaji Moro Adam Anaba, Bawku West District Chief Executive to come to the aid of the communities.

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