The University of Ghana may be plunged into total darkness in the next 72 hours if it fails to settle its debt with the electricity Company of Ghana(ECG)
This was as a result of the ECG notice to some institutions in the country that their power supply will be cut.
The exercise is aimed at cleaning ECG’s debt data as well as recovering monies that customers owe the power service provider.
Reports stated that the University has two metering systems and it owes GHc 10, 926,14.53 and GHc22,102,459.04 on both meters
Accra based Citi News report said their sources disclosed that the last payment the university made was about GHc 10.5million in January 2021
Last week, Pulse.com.gh reported that the power suppliers took steps to disconnect power to the internal Audit Agency over unpaid bills.
Reports stated that the internal Audit Agency owes the ECG five hundred and forty-five thousand, seven hundred and forty cedis(ghc545,740.68) as of April 1, 2022
According to a letter dated April 7, 2022, the power distributor is asking the agency to redeem its indebtedness to avid debt accumulation and disconnection.
The Electricity Company of Ghana has listed some 29 public and private institutions for disconnection if they fail to redeem their liabilities. Ghana Electricity Company,