Minister Of Energy Doctor Mathew Opoku Prempeh has boldly fired back at Krobos claiming ownership of the Akosombo Dam. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, what Kwame Nkrumah told them that all Krobos will not pay electricity bills after 50 years time is illegitimate and unconstitutional. That means, he ( Mathew Opoku Prempeh) can never accept their claim.
The ongoing fracas between the natives of Kroboland:Lower Manya Municipality and the military must be resolved amicably to prevent further escalation. Visuals obtained by Onua Tv show residents of Nuaso who have been injured due to an alleged beating by soldiers. Men in uniform undergo vigorous training and are given weapons to defend the nation against any external aggression and sometimes complement other security agencies in maintaining law and order in the country.
Ghanaians have strongly reacted to the news that dead bodies are decomposing in Kroboland morgues due to a blackout in the area spanning a period of twelve days. The Paramount Chief of the Area has made a statement about the blackout caused by the ongoing impasse between the residents and ECG.
They do not care/respect Krobo people and our leaders/paramount chiefs allowed this to happen to us. After unnecessarily & illegally using soldiers with guns to intimidate/forcefully install prepaid meters in many homes, ECG/Energy Min. decided to cut electricity supply to Homes and businesses on Kroboland for many days now.
Meet The Great Krobo Witch. Meet the popular Krobo Witch called Okornya Maku. She was a protector of the entire Kroboland and instilled a healthy fear in her people to keep them away from committing crimes or doing bad things to harm the community. This is a few details shared by a person who grew up on the Kroboland;
The Ghana police service has commended the good people of Kroboland for embarking on a peaceful demonstration. The people of the Kroboland has been protesting against the the electricity company of Ghana. Their concerns bothers on the installation of new prepaid meters in that area. They also want the government to retrieve all soldiers from their land.
Kroboland people never said they will not pay bills!! Our Chiefs met the authorities to talk about ECG & the over billing issues/military deployment on kroboland and to call on them to bring everyone onboard to find a lasting solution to the problems between the krobo people and ECG.
The Electricity Company of Ghana's (ECG) continuous inspection of its infrastructure in the towns of Yilo Krobo and Lower Manya Krobo has uncovered damage to some of its facilities, including transformers at 81 substations, as recently as last night. The ECG operates 147 substations across the two towns.
The Ghana Police in a statement released today has commend the people of Kroboland for a peaceful demonontration. The people of Kroboland did a demonstration on July 1 to register their displeasure of the government’s inability to respond to their petition about the involvement of military personnel deployed to assist the ECG in the ongoing prepaid meter installation.
Following the May 2017 rampage; and the November 22, 2021 demonstration against the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), by the youth of the Yilo and Manya Kroboland in the Eastern Region, the entire Kroboland has gone totally ‘power off‘, because without a battery, your mobile phone is of no use, and without electricity, what is the use of your battery and mobile phones.
The heated disagreement between the the youth of the Kroboland and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has been going on for some years now. There's tension between the Krobo youth, and the officials of the ECG started, after the youth had accused Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) of wrong billing, and had refused to continue the payments of their electricity bills.
The election countdown is winding down. The next 31 days will prove instrumental for flagbearers in the country who are campaigning in various parts of the country. Currently, former president John Mahama is in the Eastern region to solicit for votes ahead of the elections. This afternoon Friday November 6, 2020 he stormed Somanya to a rousing welcome. “NDC is coming back to change the country. We know that all of Krobo have kept faith with the NDC. We have also not forgotten you. That is why we always give
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Ghanaians don't harp on negative political promulgation any longer but instead what power searchers have to bring to the table. Tending to the individuals of Lower Manya Krobo on Monday, 23 November 2020, as a feature of his mission visit toward the Eastern Region, President Akufo-Addo showed that the National Democratic Congress (NDC) claimed that he and the overseeing New Patriotic Party, despised Krobos. He, nonetheless, disproved the charge, saying that