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General News of Saturday, 29 August 2020

Source: gna.org.gh

Power outages sweep Greater Accra, Ashanti, Volta and Eastern regions

Power was restored to the affected areas after almost two hours Power was restored to the affected areas after almost two hours

Accra, Aug.28, GNA - Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) is investigating the cause of a major power disruption in parts of the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Volta and Eastern regions on Friday night.

Some residents in the affected areas told the Ghana News Agency that they experienced the power outages between 1923 hours and 1930 hours.

However, power was restored to the affected areas after almost two hours.

Some of the affected areas in the Greater Accra Region included Weija, Mallam, McCarthy Hill, Gbawe, Awoshie, Sowutuom, A-Lang, Kwashieman, Darkuman, Odorko Official Town, Santa Maria, Ablekuma Oduman, Malejor and Teshie.

A resident at Oyarifa said the power was restored at exactly 2049 hours after one and half hours.

Another resident at Sowutuom said the power was restored at her area after groping in darkness for almost two hours.

Some residents complained that they had been experiencing power outages a couple of times within this week, which had disrupted their social and economic activities.

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