ECG to disconnect Ho Teaching, Ho Municipal Hospitals Over Ghc1.8m dept

The management of the Electricity Company of Ghana, ECG has served a notice of disconnection to two major government hospitals in Ho over outstanding debt.

According to report gathered by  the hospitals have been given six working days to pay their dept or risk loosing access to their national power GRID from April 3, 2023.

The hospitals according the the Electricity Company of Ghana are owing a total of GH¢1,875,300.18 in accruals dating from 2021 to the present, with Ho Teaching Hospital owing GH¢1,459,926.23 and Ho Municipal Hospital owing GH¢415,373.95.

ECG says it has engaged with them several times to allow them to settle their arrears before issuing the disconnection notice.

“ECG is hoping for a positive response from the hospitals to prevent any form of disconnection. Failure to meet ECG’s target could affect the electricity supply chain and the economy through the unavailability of power”.

ECG has launched a one-month nationwide campaign to recover approximately 5.7 billion Cedis from its debtors, with approximately 220 million Cedis in the Volta Region.