Thu. Dec 1st, 2022

Information reaching indicates that NEDCo has restored power to Kobilmahagu, following the intervention of the King and Overlord of Dagbon, Ndan Ya-Naa Abukari II.

“The King of Dagbon, Ya Naa Abubakar II gave the directive to the Managing Director of NEDCo/VRA to as a matter of urgency to restore power to Kublimahaku, a suburb of Tamale”, Tamale based Justice FM’s Yunus Yirifa Mumuni wrote.

This was corroborated by Northern Regional Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) public relations department.

It has been 27 days since thee electricity company disconnected the entire area plunging the community into total darkness over its disagreement with a community member.

The electricity company accused a resident of the area who is currently at large of power theft.

Failure on their part to effect an arrest on the alleged perpetrator allegedly compelled them to ‘punish’ the community.

In an address on behalf of the overlord, at the commissioning of the Naa Gbewaa Interchange in Tamale, Zangbalin-lana Mahama directed the electricity company to restore power to the community.

“I call on the Managing Director of NEDCo/VRA to as a matter of urgency immediately restore power to the Kublemahagu area”.

According to him, the power distribution company have acted in bad faith by punishing the entire community for several weeks.

As of today Wednesday 30th March, 2022, after the Ya-Naa’s intervention yesterday power has not been restored in the community.

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