Dumsor is not yet over - Deputy Power Minister reveals

Dumsor is not yet over - Deputy Power Minister reveals

-Deputy Minister of Power, John Jinapor says Ghana's power crisis is not yet over

- Explaining the challenges of the energy sector, John Jinapor reveals that until government is able to get its own gas to fuel all power plants, ''dumsor cannot be over.'' 

Dumsor is not yet over - Deputy Power Minister reveals

Deputy power minister, John Jinapor

Deputy Minister of Power, John Jinapor has revealed that the frustrating power crisis (dumsor) is not yet over.

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Commenting on the current standing of the supply and distribution of energy, John Jinapor reveals that until government is able to get its own gas to fuel all power plants, ''dumsor cannot be over.'' Speaking on Asempa FM's Ekosii Sen programme on Thursday, John Jinapor stated that “it is too early to jubilate”.

“Right now energy demand outstrips supply, so we are doing everything possible to meet demand” he added.

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Meanwhile, President Mahama at the State of the Nation's Address stated that he had fulfilled his promise to Ghanaians of fixing the power challenges that is popularly referred to as ‘dumsor’ According to him, over 800 megawatts of power has been added to the national grid which he said is the “fastest mobilization of emergency power in the history of Ghana.”

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