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A/R: GECA, CHIN and PPA calls for law enforcement against influx of fake electrical materials on the Ghanaian market.

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The Ghana Electrical Contractors Association (GECA) has called on the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) and the Energy Commission to speed up the implementation of the law on electrical accessories.

In a two days workshop organized by PPA and CHINT electricals dated on Wednesday 21st June 2023 in kumasi provide them with technical skills on how to select quality electrical product and how to installed them.

Mr. Divine Mintah, the Ashanti Regional chairman of Ghana Electrical Contractors Association cautioned electrical practitioners and the general public to be aware of the influx of substandard and fake electrical products in the Ghanaian Market.

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According to him, dealing in substandard or fake electrical accessories is worse than dealing in illicit drugs since it has the likelihood of robbing people off their lives, hard-earned investments, health and wealth.

He said, fake electrical cables can cost you a lot when there is a fire outbreak.

“Articulating how to easily detect a fake cable that can cause inferno Mr .Devine Osei Mintah said though we all need cables to make use of electricity easier.

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“Your house can have a better lightning system depending on how you set up your cables in your home.

When it comes to the length of the cable,he advises that people should always check the size of the cable they are buying and make sure the length is written on the cable.

Another way to check for the originality of wires is the magnetism effect of the cables you buy. When it comes to the types of magnet,pure copper conductors should not be attracted to magnets.

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If you want to check the cable let them peel off the cable and put a magnet on the peel cable and see if the Margnet attracts to the cable then it is fake.

When you see the magnet attracting the copper,the cable you are buying is not all that original.

Meanwhile, Mr. Kingsley Letsa advises Ghanaians to be careful about the prices of the coppers since most fake ones are the cheapest.


Kwame Yeboah/Kumasi.

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