Unknown persons have cut an Electricity Power pole at Okwenya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region.
According to the Assembly Man for the Okwenya electoral area Seth Tetteh, they are shocked at the incident.
He disclosed that residents woke up on Thursday only to see the unfortunate incident.
He said they thought it was a power outage inky to discover that the pole had been cut by unknown persons.
” Our community was not affected by the cut-off by the ECG in the two Krobo Municipalities; Lower Manya and Yilo Krobo Municipalities, even though we are part of Yilo Krobo. We experienced light out around 11:30 pm Thursday night, we felt it was a usual light off. Only to wake up to find one electric power pole cut down, with a chain saw guess “
“The ECG manager and some Military guys came to check the Power pole, they promise us that the Police will be in our community. We pray they come to fix the pole for us.”
The Electricity Power pole is part of a host of Power poles that connects electricity from Akuse to Aseseaso and helps in pumping water to the Water Station at Korley, he said.
If the situation persists, residents who access water from the Akorley water plant , would have to deal with double crises of not having electricity and water he lamented.