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The Institute of Security Safety and Policy Research (ISSAPR) has commended government for taking the bold step in absorbing utility bills of the household for the next three months.
According to a statement by the institute, there is an urgent need for government to further waive or reduce electricity bills so as to enable citizens to cope with the restrictions on movement.
"There is the urgent need for Government to further waive or reduce electricity bills so as to enable citizens to cope with the restriction on movement which has also increased their energy usage for activities such as distance/online learning by students, connecting with family and friends, working at home and staying abreast of developments about the COVID-19 pandemic," the statement read.
Read the full statement below:
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