CPP, PNC Leaders To Pursue Prudent Energy Policies
4/14/2008 8:53:30 PM -
The flag bearers of the People's National Convention (PNC) and the Convention People's Party (CPP) have pledged to pursue prudent energy policies if they are given the mandate to drive the country's development.
Dr Edward Mahama of the PNC and Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom of the CPP made the pledge at a special public lecture dubbed, 'Energy My Vision', organised by the Energy Centre, together with the Public Lectures Committee, of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) last Friday.
The lectures are meant to give the presidential candidates of the four major political parties the platform to outline their visions on energy for the nation.
Prof. John Evans Atta Mills of the NDC and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the NPP will take their turn to outline their vision on energy for the country at a date to be announced later.
Dr Nduom said a government of the CPP would invest about $3 billion in the energy sector to stabilise the provision of services and products, explaining that funding would be sought from both domestic and international sources.
'We will, however, only accept funds that will come to implement our projects without changing our policy direction,' he said.
He said the prudent energy policies to be initiated by the CPP government would form part of the
Story by George Ernest Asare & Enoch Darfah Frimpong.