ECG blames innocent vultures for Dumsor

ECG blames innocent vultures for Dumsor

The head of operations at the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Tetteh Ankamah Okyne, his blaming the surge in power cuts across the country on vultures.

ECG blames innocent vultures for Dumsor

Dumsor has resulted in various protests in Ghana since 2015

“The power cut being witnessed in Accra and certain parts of the country is due to the activities of vultures and other birds and we are working hard to address the problem,” Mr. Okyne revealed in a meeting with the public utility regulatory commission (PURC).

Ghana has been facing a power crisis caused by a deficit in power generation for the past four years, forcing the country’s power distributor, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to run a load-shedding programme which worsened in 2015.

Till date, close to 70 percent of Ghanaian communities are documented to be on the power grid.

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