General News of Monday, 2 February 2015
A group formed to protest the perennial power outages, Concerned Ghanaians, says it will hit the streets on Friday, March 6 “to demonstrate against the continual erratic electricity supply and the seeming lack of ability of both the government and the ECG to get a grip on the problem.”
The group has described the situation as “shameful” and “embarrassing”, adding that it has been rendered “a joke by the continual failure of ECG to provide a consistent supply of electricity.”
“It is a damning indictment on the ECG that the cost of electricity continues to increase whilst its supply is proving inconsistent and erratic.”
Ghana’s power crisis has worsened over the past few days with consumers enduring 24 hours of cuts and 12 hours of power in a schedule yet to be made public.
The group is therefore, calling on all Ghanaians to “join us in the planned demonstration planned for 6th March 2015.
“This is a national crisis and it is the duty of every Ghanaian to hold both the government and ECG to account.”