The Senior Staff Union of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has supported orders from the Open Utility Workers Union (PUWU) for staff of the company inside Krobo land to remain absent from work over security concerns. PUWU issued the order on Tuesday, citing dangers to the lives of ECG staff and property. Chairman of the ECG Senior Staff Union, Peter Fletcher, in backing the calls, told Citi News that they would not return to work until their security is assured. “Our individuals have been debilitated.
Workplaces have been vandalized. Indeed, to the point that our individuals have got to move. On the off chance that the place isn’t safe, we cannot go and work. So we anticipate the security apparatus to require fundamental activity. Other than that, we cannot serve the inhabitants. “That’s our decision,” he said.
Mr. Fletcher moreover encouraged the security offices to capture people
people issuing dangers to ECG Staff. “We know the ring pioneers of these activities, and they are strolling in town unreservedly. What are the security organizations doing?
We anticipate them to move into the town and cause the capture of these people”. In a related advancement, PUWU has called on its individuals to confine their administrations to places they regard secure within the Eastern Region. Some specialists of the Power Company of Ghana were avoided from introducing paid ahead of time meters in parts of Yilo Krobo and Lower Manya Krobo municipalities, in spite of being within the company of security officials. The districts have hence been in obscurity for eight days presently.
In an interview with Citi News, the General Secretary of the Public Utility Workers Union, Michael Adumattah Nyantakyi said the laborers would return to the influenced communities as it were when their security is assured. “We have not inquired our individuals not to go to work but what we have said is that, on the off chance that progressing to the field could be a bit perilous since the specialists within the region have not given confirmations to guarantee the security of our staff, they ought to stay within the locale office.”