Former Minister for Power, Dr. Kwabena Donkor has slammed the management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for purchasing 200 motorbikes for t
Former Minister for Power, Dr. Kwabena Donkor has slammed the management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for purchasing 200 motorbikes for the Police Service.
According to the Pru East MP, the gesture from the power company to the security service is a misplaced priority.
“ECG is in debt to the tune of billions of Cedis. Indeed, two weeks ago, the Minister for Finance had to intervene to stop Sunon-Asogli from shutting down because of ECG’s indebtedness to IPPs” Dr. Kwabena Donkor pointed out.
“For an entity that cannot pay its debtors, they have no business donating motorbikes to the Ghana Police Service”.
“It is the height of irresponsibility for the management of ECG to go donating motorbikes when they cannot pay their bills.”
“The Minister of Finance had to step in and bail this country out of load shedding. Because Sunon-Asogli’s 560 megawatts would have thrown this country into load shedding.”
Dr. Donkor called on the Ministers for Energy and Public Enterprises to call the ECG management to book.
“It is time that management of state entities, especially commercial state entities, take responsibility for their commercialit.