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If you interfere with ECG work, you will be arrested, according to National Security.

The Ministry of National Security has warned the youth of the Krobo Enclave not to cause mayhem in order to disrupt the duties of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the area.

According to the National Security, any action by the youth that interferes with the work of the power distribution company will result in arrest and prosecution.

The warning comes after a series of stakeholder meetings on Thursday, August 11, 2022, involving the Ministry of National Security, the Electricity Company of Ghana, the Eastern Regional Minister, and the Municipal Chief Executives of Lower Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo.

The meetings discussed, among other things, the difficulties associated with restoring power to the municipalities of Yilo and Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region after they had been disconnected from the ECG's national grid for three weeks.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of National Security, the meeting's consensus was that ECG should conduct an integrity test on all power transmission lines in the two areas.

It also instructed the ECG to resume work in the area by installing prepaid meters with the assistance of security personnel to maintain law and order.

"During the installations, the 49 Field Engineers Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces should provide technical support to the ECG technicians," it said.

The ECG team has successfully evaluated 81 out of a total of 147 substations in the ongoing assessment exercise.

According to the National Security, anyone whose actions or inactions interfere with the operations of the Electricity Company of Ghana should be arrested.

"The arrest of individuals whose behavior threatens to disrupt the exercise." The consensus reached by the aforementioned stakeholders is expected to foster peace and security, promote socioeconomic activities, and restore normalcy to the Lower Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo Municipalities.

"As electricity supply is restored to the affected areas, residents of the Lower Manya Krobo and Yilo Krobo municipalities are urged to cooperate with security agencies and the Electricity Company of Ghana to ensure law and order."

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