Celebrated and Award- winning Sports journalist at Accra based radio station, Angel FM, Saddick Adams, has described as a national distress, the ongoing power outages ” Dumsor” under the Akufo-Addo administration.
Award- winning actor cum politician and Ace freelance investigative journalist, John Dumelo and Manasseh Azure Awuni respectively including, had earlier reacted, criticising the Head of State.
Actress, Yvonne Nelson and broadcaster at Despite Media, Afia Pokuaa popularly known as Vim Lady had also through a series of tweets and Facebook posts, reacted to the country’s ” Dumsor”
The investigative journalist in his statement held the view that unannounced power cuts could be someone’s death sentence as not all health facilities have alternative power to supply themselves electricity.
In his statement, he wrote;
” Not all health facilities have alternative power.
Unannounced power cut could be someone’s death sentence.
The celebrities’ reactions follow the current ongoing power challenges in the country under the NPP administration.
Major Regions, the Greater Accra and Ashanti particularly, have over the past few months experienced serious power outages.
Following the outages ” Dumsor”, the Electricity Company of Ghana ( ECG) and GRIDCo had earlier hinted on releasing a dumsor timetable.
Major parts of the country’s capital, Accra in the Greater Accra Region on Sunday 12th April 2021 experienced almost a 24 hour power outage.
According to the Sports journalist in a tweet, reacting to the ongoing Dumsor”, stated that it is not funny but rather a national distress.
” Dumsor is not funny. It’s a national distress”he Said.