The House of Parliament has ratified a-USD 16, 000, 000 (16 million United States Dollar) World Bank grant for the improvement of electricity infrastructure in the east end of Freetown.

The Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Momodu Kargbo, prior to the approval of the grant yesterday, said it is geared towards the sustenance of electricity in the metropolitan and to provide additional electricity for more communities particularly in the east end of Freetown.