President John Mahama has sacked the Managing Director of state run Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The sacked MD of ECG, William Hutton-Mensah, was found to be involved in mismanagement as well as claimed by customers to be failed to satisfy demand and lead economy to slow pace.
Robert Dwamena was elected acting manager of ECG, appointed by President Mahama.
A statement issued by Chief of Staff, Prosper Bani, read that the former Managing Director, who is on his annual leave, will report to the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for re-assignment.
Managing Director of ECG sacked
Robert Dwamena was Director of Procurements at the ECG until his appoint as MD of Electricity Company of Ghana. Mr. Dwamena started his career as the Engineering Directorate of the company in 1982.
Following sack of Hutton-Mensah, some of the angry workers at the ECG start protesting over removal of Managing Director. The furious workers, mainly in the Avenor office lifted red flags and banners to return their former MD.
Ghanaians are highly irritated over the unscheduled electricity load shedding throughout the country. Some of the areas in the country are hit with day long power cut and claim their home appliances get damaged due to unreliable supply of electricity whereas it has compelled businesses to be closed.
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