Commissioning of PURC 2019/2020 Pro-Poor Water Projects

COMMISSIONING AND HANDING OVER OF PURC 2019/2020 PRO-POOR WATER PROJECTS

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has officially commissioned its 2019/2020 Pro-poor water projects in a ceremony held at Susuanso in the Tano North Municipality of the Ahafo Region on Thursday, 29th October, 2020.

The guest of honour for the ceremony, Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare (Chief of Staff of the Republic of Ghana), commissioned the mechanized borehole in Susuanso to commemorate the official opening of four boreholes constructed in the Tano North Municipality by the PURC. Other dignitaries who were in attendance include Hon. Freda Prempeh, MP for Tano North Constituency, Nana Oberempong Antwi Tabiri, Chief of Susuanso among others.

Hon. Freda Prempeh and Nana Antwi Tabiri both lauded the PURC for constructing the mechanized boreholes and thanked the Commission on behalf of the people of Susuanso and Tano North, for ensuring that members in the community have access to clean portable water.

The PURC Pro-Poor water project is a collaboration with Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) which is aimed at supporting poor and deprived communities with clean and portable water. The Commission has currently constructed 25 mechanised boreholes out of a projected 40 across the country.

 

 
Hon. Frema Osei-Opare, Chief of Staff of the republic of Ghana addressing the gathering   Mrs Mami Dufie Ofori, Executive Secretary of PURC adressing the gathering
     
 
A section of dignitaries seated at the programme   Nana Oberempong Antwi Tabiri, Chief of Susuanso seated with other Chiefs
     
 
Hon Freda Prempeh, MP for Tano North Constituency addressing participants   Residents of Susuanso Seated at the programme
     
 
Official opening of the Susuanso mechanised borehole   Hon. Frema Osei-Opare unveiling a plaque to commemorate the borehole commissioning