Secretary to the Overlord of the Waala Traditional Area, Naa Kadri Ibrahim who doubles as Jimpenhi Naa has stated that Sachet Water Producers shall be summoned at the Palace of Wa Naa on a dialogue for possible reduction of Water Prices to the necessary minimum.
In an Interview with Upperwestmedia Team, he explained that several factors could have triggered the hikes but couldn’t have engineered the excess in the hikes, he added that calling the Producers to the palace will be their next line of action as a measure to bring down the cost of a bag of water currently selling at Ghc4.50.
The secretary added that the Wa Naa has an Interest in the Issue and that they wouldn’t be quick to blame distributors till their side of the story is heard.
Price of Sachet Water has gone up with some selling at Ghc5, however some producers have still maintained the price of Ghc4, Blue Ice Mineral Water has opposed the new price hikes adding that, some producers betrayed him in the past when price increments were agreed upon, he noted that others were selling at Ghc4 yet he was deceived to sell at Ghc5, the development Affected his business. Other producers have maintained their old prices.
Chairman of the Association, Alhaji Toyiba in a letter Issued to some producers, threatened to fine any producer found culpable a tune of Ghc1, 000.