11% Hike In Electricity Tariff Is Justifiable – George Mireku Duker NPP MP

Chairman of the Energy Committee in Parliament and NPP MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency, George Mireku Duker, has said the recent increment on electricity tariffs is in the right direction.

11% Hike In Electricity Tariff Is Justifiable – George Mireku Duker NPP MP
Chairman of the Energy Committee in Parliament and NPP MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency, George Mireku Duker

Chairman of the Energy Committee in Parliament and NPP MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency, George Mireku Duker, has said the recent increment on electricity tariffs is in the right direction.

He explained that the increment was needed - and said ‘it will help the power sector vastly in its operations.’

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission [PURC] announced an 11.7 percent upward electricity tariff adjustment.

The commission explained that, “the key objective of the tariff review was to sustain the financial viability of utility service providers as well as ensuring the delivery of quality service to consumers.”

However, the opposition NDC has criticized government for its decision to increase electricity tariff – but, George Mireku Duker in an interview with NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’ described the NDC's comments as “unfortunate.”

Listen to interview…