The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has begun a 1-month massive disconnection exercise in a bid to mobilise revenue.
A statement by the company read the exercise will start on Monday 20th March and is expected to end on April 20, 2023.
The exercise, according to ECG would focus on all categories of customers in areas including State-Owned-Enterprises (SOEs) and would be monitored by special teams.According to the Managing Director, Samuel Dubik Mahama Esq., the company is owed over GH¢5 billion from the month of September 2022 to February 2023. Most of this debt resides with the SOEs and MDAs.
The company warned it would arrest persons who would interfere with the exercise and prosecute them.
ECG’s headquarters, regional offices, and district offices would be temporarily closed during the exercise.