PDS deal termination: Dumsor could start soon – Former Power Minister

PDS deal termination: Dumsor could start soon – Former Power Minister

- Former Power Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has said the country risks going back to dumsor

- He said this could be possible because of the terminated PDS concessionaire deal

- He however accused government of destroying what was initially started by the NDC government

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Former Power Minister and Member of Parliament for Ellembelle constituency, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, has explained that the country risks going back to 'dumsor' over the terminated PDS deal.

He warned the government to take steps to remedy the situation over this PDS deal before things get out of hand.

Speaking on Okay FM’s 'Ade Akye Abia' program, he said the NPP government has messed up the deal which was beautifully started by the NDC government.

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"But the way things are being handled by the NPP government over this PDS deal will cause the country a great deal of mess if they do not obey and work things out properly with the authorities of the Millennium Challenge Corporation."

Kofi Buah said the country had already expended the 500 million dollars provided by the MCC for the power sector.

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Meanwhile, the United States of America is unhappy with the Government of Ghana over the termination of the concession agreement with Power Distribution Services (PDS).

The US government, in a statement, described the action by the GoG as “unwarranted”.

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The US through its Embassy in Accra insists the PDS deal was valid, despite the government of Ghana saying it is fraudulent.

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