The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has stated that it has put together a strong team of financial forensic investigators and energy experts to thoroughly investigate the Power Distribution Services-Electricity Company of Ghana (PDS-ECG) debacle.
It indicated that the financial and energy forensic team is expected to present a comprehensive report to the party to inform their position and further actions regarding the PDS-ECG debacle.
In a statement issued yesterday by Asiedu Nketia, the General Secretary of the NDC, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of NDC in a meeting to discuss issues bordering on the success of the party’s parliamentary primaries and others of national interest, decided to look into the status of the internal investigation being carried out about the debacle.
“The PDS scandal qualifies as the biggest state-led nepotistic economic heist in the history of our country and must be subjected to intense scrutiny, our team has been gathering information on the scandal and assembled relevant documentation, which speaks to the extent of complicity by the government.
“NEC considering the information made available so far by the team and the enormous nature of the crime vis-a-vis the overreaching impact of the scandal on the economic fortunes of our country, need to provide stable, cheaper and reliable electricity for industrial and domestic use, has encouraged the team to continue the effort to get to the bottom of the stinking deal involving cronies and associates of the government.
“Topical amongst the issues discussed was the status of our internal investigation into the PDS scandal and the way forward, for that matter must be subjected to intense scrutiny and our team has been gathering information on the scandal and assembled relevant documentation.
“We take this opportunity to invite the citizenry who have vital information but have not disclosed such publicly to make contact with the party’s fact-finding team at the Office of the General Secretary emphasise its commitment, dedication and determination to uncovering the perpetrators of fraudulent attempt to shortchange the nation by fraudulently allocating to themselves shares in the PDS.
“Our pursuit of the truth will be unrelenting and will under no circumstances countenance any bogus investigation by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government,” the statement said. –peacefmonline.com