Following earlier reports by The Chronicle that the first power barge was never on its way to Ghana, the Power Ministry has swiftly reacted stating all such reports are untrue as Head of Public Affairs of the Ministry, Kweku Sersah-Johnson reveals the barges will be arriving in the newt three-weeks.
The Chronicle Newspaper indicated that the first power barge from Turkey’s Karpowerhip, reported to have set sail to Ghana actually was still resting on the shores of Turkey. Investigations conducted by The Chronicle further showed that the barge never set sail for Ghana but rather was moved from the quay just after the commissioning in order to make way for other big vessels at the very position the barge was occupying.
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But in a counter-statement, Head of Public Affairs of the Ministry, Kweku Sersah-Johnson expressed that all the claims are false.
The first emergency power barge from Turkey expected to add some 225 megawatts of power to the national electricity grid has set sail for Ghana and thus is expected to set sail before the month ends.