Government has terminated the appointment of the care-taker Chief Executive (CEO) of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah.
Also, he is to hand over his duties to his Deputy, Mr. Kwame Agyemang-Budu.
The Ministry of Energy, in a signed statement, has said the termination follows the expiration of Mr. Boakye-Appiah’s contract term in 2018.
“It is observed that your contract as Care-Taker Chief Executive of Electricity Company of Ghana expired in 2018. In this regard, I am directed to request you to take necessary steps to hand over your duties to Mr. Kwame Agyemang-Budu, Deputy Managing Director of Electricity Company of Ghana with immediate effect”, portions of the statement available to The Ghana Report reads.
The out-gone CEO was appointed in February 2017 by President Akufo-Addo to act in that capacity until a substantive CEO was approved.
This also comes days after the government officially handed over the country’s electricity distribution business to ECG following the cancellation of its concession agreement with the Power Distribution Services (PDS).
Find below the statement issuing the directive.