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Business News of Thursday, 9 December 2021


We're ready to help you - GRIDCo boss to Sierra Leone government

Chief Executive Officer of GRIDCo, Dr Ebenezer Essienyi play videoChief Executive Officer of GRIDCo, Dr Ebenezer Essienyi

Sierra Leone veep led a delegation to GRIDCo to learn about power management

You won't make the mistakes we did - Dr Essienyi assures Mohamed Jalloh on power management

We want to transform our energy sector - Sierra Leone Vice President

Chief Executive Officer of GRIDCo, Dr Ebenezer Essienyi, has assured the Sierra Leone government of his outfit's readiness to help them transform their energy sector.

He noted that some challenges GRIDCo faced in a bid to solve Ghana's power problem and measures put in place to resolve the issue will be known to them [Sierra Leone Vice President and his delegation] to learn from.

Dr Essienyi said GRIDCo is ready to guide the Sierra Leone government on a path that will stabilize their energy sector.

Speaking at a press conference in Accra after leading the Sierra Leonean Vice President on a tour of their facilities, the GRIDCo boss said, “It’s much pleasure to welcome you for us to engage on ways and means for Sierra Leone to learn the lessons that we have gone through in our power sector so that you don’t make the mistakes we did. We are ready to guide you in any aspect of our works. The traps that we fell in, what we learnt and what we must do going forward.

“Then also, based on our knowledge of the industry for you, based on the Transco CLG project and the need for you to acquire the knowledge in terms of planning, maintenance, we are ready. You just need to call upon us and we will gladly come and assist your team in setting things up,” he stated.

Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh who is on a mission to glean lessons from the turnaround in Ghana's energy sector said his government is keen on transforming the country's energy sector.

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