Dumsor

dumsorAs the capital still suffers from power outages also known as ‘dumsor dumsor’ this writer went out to solicit views from business owners and clients affected by the phenomenon.

Retired sports commentator Joe Lartey who was chanced upon at a secretarial shop stated that the current situation is unacceptable stressing authorities in charge of providing power ought to perform their duties or get fired when they fail in their duty.

The veteran said domestic appliances which get damaged add to the financial burden of citizens recalling a standard 4 man once asked him why authorities use funds for Akofem and Tree Planting Programmes instead of resolving the energy challenges of the country.

Nana Nako Gueni 3rd, Queen mother of Shai Traditional Area and Caterer expressed anger at the unannounced power outages indication that her business continues to suffer and appliances damaged wondering where she could seek relief. She called on advisors of the president to present the true state of affairs to him however warning that if no action is taken, the women of Accra will march naked on to the presidency to demand a stop to the ‘dumsor dumsor’ phenomenon.
Florence Akakpo with a secretarial shop in the city called for government to provide all the logistics needed to the power generators so power can be supplied constantly and damage to equipments limited.

At a laundry shop in Accra, managers explained to the news team that they are losing clients due to the outages. Manager of the shop intimated the nature of their work prevents them from using generators.

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