This story was originally published in 2016 by classfmonline.com and republished by GhanaWeb on Monday, 8 August 2016
President John Dramani Mahama’s government, after claiming to have fixed the energy crisis, is today embarrassed to admit that dumsor is still with Ghanaians, opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
According to the flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), the evidence of dumsor was there for all Ghanaians to see.
Speaking on the occasion of the Eid-ul Fitr celebration in Accra Wednesday, July 6, Mr Mahama said government would not declare load shedding as the current energy situation was as a result of sabotage in Nigeria as far as the supply of crude oil was concerned. But in a series of tweets on Monday, August 8, Mr Akufo-Addo said financial difficulties were the cause of dumsor.
There was a resurgence of power outages in some parts of the country in the past few weeks, but the situation appears to have normalised.
Mr Akufo-Addo said he will fix the power crisis if he wins the elections: “I would like to assure you all that we will end ‘dumsor’ by resolving the financial problems facing our utilities,” Mr Akufo-Addo assured.