Award winning rapper and singer Kwesi Arthur is upset at the recent tariff increments and has vent his anger at the government.
The BET award nominee has called on Ghanaians to vote against the governing New Patriotic Party headed by President Nana Addo Darkwa Akufo-Addo in the upcoming elections.
The PURC announced on Monday that, electricity tariffs will go up by 5.94 per cent from today, October 1, 2019. ‘
Water tariffs will also increase by 2.22 per cent, with both adjustments covering October to December
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A statement signed by Mrs Mami Dufie Ofori, the Executive Secretary of the PURC, said the increases were in line with the Commission’s Automatic Adjustment Formula, which considered factors such as the Ghana-US dollar exchange rate, inflation, price of crude oil and natural gas and the generation mix (hydro and thermal).
Communications Service Tax – CST has also seen an increment of 3% thus from 6% to 9%.
Commenting on the development in a tweet, he expressed his displeasure about the leaders in Ghana.
“These same people fail we from time. If you still dey believe them you’re part of the problem.” he wrote.