A meeting between the Parliamentary Select Committee on Mines and Energy and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) over electricity bill irregularities has ended in a deadlock.
However, chairman of the committee, Alhaji Amadu Sorogho has described the meeting as fruitful despite the Committee not getting all the answers it expected.
“We agreed on problems that confront them [ECG]. We are finding a way out of resolving and we have agreed have they bring us extra documents and we are also inviting certain people to come and helps us. It has been agreed the yes, there is over-billing, there is a problem and that we should all work very fast to correct the anomaly,” he stated.
The PURC earlier in the week ordered the ECG to suspend the use of its new billing software until further notice. It also directed the ECG to reconnect with immediate effect any customer who had been wrongfully billed and disconnected.
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