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23.10.2019 General News

PDS Saga: Going Forward, Parliament Must be briefed-Jinapor

By Simon A. Tetteh
PDS Saga: Going Forward, Parliament Must be briefed-Jinapor
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Member of Parliament for Yapei Constituency, Hon. John Jinapor is demanding that government brief parliament on the state of the Electricity of Ghana (ECG) and Power Distribution Service (PDS).

According to him, the way forward for PDS demands that government briefs parliament immediately. As part of it, all licenses and agreement be revoked.

“Immediately, before the end of the week, parliament must be briefed fully, parliament must be feed with the fact.”

In an interview monitored by on Adom Fm, he stated that parliament has the oversight responsibility in the resuscitation of PDS, reason being that all the agreement were brought before it and subsequently approved it.

He said, “we can’t continue to be in the past. Immediately the retail licence of PDS must be revoked.”

It emerged that the Vice President without parliament consent changed the condition precedent in the agreement in the ECG privatization.

He emphatically stated that parliament must be engaged to address challenges faced the nation’s power distributor.

As part of the problem solving, he however called for a national dialogue devoid of political stance.

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