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The Ashaiman District branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has revealed a startling find: a total of 130 illegal connections within its operational area over the course of three days.

This discovery came to light during a revenue mobilization initiative launched by the district on Monday, March 4, 2024. Ing. Kissi Ohenebeng, the District Manager, addressed the media on Friday, March 8, 2024, providing updates on the project’s progress.

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He reported that among the 130 illegal connections identified, summons were issued to the respective customers, who began appearing at the office on Tuesday to address the issues. Ing.

Ohenebeng noted that during the three-day project, his team, with assistance from staff members from eight other districts and the regional office of the Tema Region, visited over 5000 customers.

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In response to inquiries about potential prosecution for those found with illegal connections, Ing. Ohenebeng acknowledged that defaulting customers could face legal consequences.

He emphasized that illegal connections constituted theft and therefore constituted a criminal offense. He cautioned customers against such actions, highlighting the possible repercussions.

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The Ashaiman District falls under the ECG Tema Region, which includes Tema North, Tema South, Afienya, Prampram, Ada, Nungua, and JuapongKrobo Districts. Staff members from across the region were deployed to support this special revenue mobilization effort in the Ashaiman District.

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