Bolga Women to boycott 2016 election after free gas cylinders elude them

Scores of women at Sumbrungu in Bolgatanga have threatened to boycott the 2016 general elections after their hopes of receiving free gas cylinders crashed in the latest distribution of the items.

some of the women sitting in the scorching sun
some of the women sitting in the scorching sun

 Thousands of residents had queued in the sun for several hours following an announcement that the Ministry of Petroleum would share some gas cylinders and accessories in the area.

women standing in the sun waiting to receive their share of the cylinders
women standing in the sun waiting to receive their share of the cylinders

The distribution exercise forms part of the Rural LPG Promotion Programme, a government initiative aimed at cutting down dependence on wood fuel throughout the country.

some of the cylinders
some of the cylinders

 

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some of the women anxiously waiting for their turn
some of the women anxiously waiting for their turn

By: Ultimate1069.com/Ghana