Workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will today, Monday, April 26, 2021, embark on a sit-down strike countrywide.

The strike will begin from 8am to 10am, according to a circular sighted by

The workers want the MD to vacate his position with immediate effect citing procurement infraction and incompetence as grounds for his removal.

“…He is grossly deficient when it comes to matters relating to administrative and corporate governance.

“The Union decries the alarming rate at which the company’s technical and commercial losses are galloping. A conservative estimate puts the current system loss figure at over 34% as of February 2021, and there are no concrete strategies in place to bring them down in the short and medium-term,” the Junior and Senior Staff Union said in a statement.

On procurement matters, the statement said: “A clear example is the award of contracts of some Six (6) substations where the recommendations of the evaluation committee were sidestepped and awarded to other companies.”

Source: Ghana/ Fm