The Municipal Chief Executive of Suhum in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Hon Margaret Darko Darkwa, has cautioned technicians and technocrats of institutions to deliver their duties to support Government’s policies for socio-economic development of the country.
Speaking on Ghana Nsempa with the morning show host, Emmanuel Martey popularly called Nsempa Wura on Afeema 103.3 Fm monitored by this portal, Friday,14th January, 2022, the Municipal Chief Executive cited Ghana’s electricity power stability under Nana Akufo-Addo’s adminstration as against the four (4) years of erratic power supply locally termed “dumsor” under president John Dramani Mahama’s regime as an example.
She further emphasized that, it’s left with the technicians to make sure no sabotage is done to the all working power supply.
“Ghanaians are enjoying stable electricity power supply since the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration took over 2017. We could all recall that common fuel management by the President Mahama led NDC government plunged the country into more than four (4) years in darkness. I will send a word of caution to the technicians and technocrats on the field of delivery, not to undermine Government’s already made efforts to sustain the development chopped,” Stated Hon Margaret Darko Darkwa.
At the beginning of 2015, it could be recalled that, Ghana had persistent, irregular and unpredictable electric power outage termed in the local palance “dumsor”.
The national load shedding schedule went from 24 hours with light and 12 without to 12 hours with light and 24 without.
The frequent Ghanaian power outages were caused by power supply shortage.
Ghana’s electricity generating capacity by 2015 was 400-600 megawatts, less than what Ghana needed.Ghanaian electricity distributors regularly shed load with rolling blackouts.
The Honourable Municipal Chief Executive thanked H.E the president and the New Patriotic Party’s administration for the confidence reposed in her and the development meted to the people of Suhum municipality and Ghana as a whole and concluded that, Ghanaians will salute NPP before 2024 general elections as more development projects eminent.