The kejetia market is the largest single market in the west Africa, with over 10,000 stalls. The market which serves the needs of the greater number of people in the Ashanti Region was refurbished in the year 2016.
However, the power supply of the market has being disconnected for the past seven days.
The authorities of the Electricity Company of Ghana claims that the market centre is owing an amount of 5 million cedis which they have not make any payment for the past 14 months.
In an interview with Sompa Fm on Monday, June 27, miss Abigail who is a trader claims that the leaders of the market has taken the stance not to pay the electricity bill because they have demanded for individual meters for shops to enable an equitable share of the bill but this proposal had being overlooked by the authorities of the E.C.G and the management of the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority.
The traders however have planned to stage a demonstration against E.C.G in order for the power to be restored.