General News of Sun, 3 May 201566
Give Ghanaians what you promised - Pratt to Gov't
Why do we keep on experiencing this serious energy crisis when we are not far from solutions in salvaging the problem? In fact, I’m totally confused how things are going because promises and excuses are just too much,” Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper has said.
According to Kwesi Pratt Jnr. the problem keeps on persisting without any concrete solution to curb the menace known as ‘Dumsor’.
Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is currently shedding a 12 hours light, 24 hours with no light system across the country.
The exercise has been triggered by the inconsistent power supply in the country.
The crisis has taken a toll on businesses where some companies have laid off some workers.
Meanwhile, government has revised its notes on the arrival of the emergency power barges. John Jinapor, Deputy Power Minister said the barges would now arrive somewhere September.
President Mahama at the 2015 National May Day parade held at the Independence Square in Accra insisted that he is working hard to fix the crisis.
But Mr. Pratt Jnr on Accra-based Radio Gold on Saturday said, “the promises are just too much for Ghanaians now and that makes me more confused because you cannot fathom what authorities expect before they get the problem totally fixed.
“If we don’t know where we are, we cannot plan for the rest of the days or years to come. Electricity is not like chewing gum and so we should be interested in who manages it and serve the people of Ghana what you promised them,” he stated.