Thursday, December 24, 2015

"Dumsor will end by April 2016" -Power Minister to Parliament

Power Minister, Kwabena Donkor is now promising Ghanaians that the energy crises will now end by April , 2016.The latest assurance goes contrary to the December, 2015 deadline date given by the Minister some months ago.

Mr Donkor made the shocking statement when he met Government Assurance Committee of Parliament on Wednesday. He said the energy crisis, which has persisted for almost four years now, will end in the first quarter of 2016.

The Minister said unforeseen contingencies had held up progress of work by the Ministry toward ending of dumsor

"Indeed I made a promise that load shedding will end by the end of the year. Fortunately for us, we still not at the end of the year. All measures were put in place for delivery but we still need some more time to put things in place. Technically by the end of the year, load shedding would have been over If the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah which provides 630Mega watts of power at the Aboadze corridor had not faced a number of technical hitches within the year," the minister noted

  • Source:: Ghana/Atinkaonline/Paul Norsah