ECG to disconnect 91 Hospitals over GH₵261m debt

Korle Bu

The National Taskforce of the Electricity Company of Ghana is set to disconnect 91 hospitals from the national grid due to outstanding debts owed to the power distributor.


The health facilities, spread across the country, collectively owe a substantial amount of GHc261 million.


According to information obtained by Citi News from the ECG, numerous health facilities will face power cuts 48 hours after receiving a “demand notice.”


Notable hospitals, including Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the 37 Military Hospital, Ridge Hospital in the Greater Accra region, Komfo Anokye and Manhyia Government Hospitals in the Ashanti region, Ho Teaching Hospital in the Volta region, and Kibi Government Hospital in the Eastern region, are among those at risk of disconnection.


This move is part of the ECG’s comprehensive effort to recover funds owed by customers to strengthen its operational capabilities.


Similar situations have recently affected institutions like Accra Academy, Parliament, and the Accra Sports Stadium.


Below are the number of hospitals likely to be disconnected by ECG


Volta region Total GHc15, 163,879


Kpeve Government Hospital GHc750, 147.70

Ho Municipal Hospital GHc 1,247,730

Ho Teaching Hospital (3 meters) GHc5,808,989

Hohoe Municipal Hospital GHc2,472, 043

Keta Municipal Hospital GHc410, 983

Ketu South Hospital GHc1, 706,390

Sogakope District Hospital GHc1, 437,822

Worawora Government Hospital GHc1, 329,767


Accra East Region Total GHc66, 643,680.32


37 Military Hospital GHc33, 477,392.71

Police Hospital GHc6, 109,568

Dodowa District Hospital GHc 3,629,966

Pantang Hospital GHc5, 342,310

Lekma Hospital GHc2, 602,464

La General Hospital GHc642,954

University of Ghana Hospital GHc2, 249,767

Achimota Hospital GHc2, 502,589

Kwabenya Hospital GHc10, 086,666


Tema Region Total GHc8, 227,299.48


Community 22 Polyclinic GHc720, 245

Akuse Govt Hspt GHc1, 723,768

Battor Hspt GHc1, 837,613

General Hspt GHc242, 078

Kpone Health Center GHc379, 520

Ministry of Health GHc378, 864

Municipal Health GHc112, 375

Poly Clinic Nungua GHc414, 589

Sege Polyclinic GHc393, 680

Somanya District Hspt GHc1, 352,341

Urban Health GHc672, 222


Accra West Region Total GHc55, 782,569.71


Bortianor Polyclinic GHc442, 468

Korle Bu Teaching Hspt GHc10, 216,075

Nsawam Hspt GHc2, 814,584

Oduman Polyclinic GHc713, 520

Ridge Regional Hspt GHc41, 595,921


Central Region Total GHc21, 313,839.75


Ankaful Psychiatric GHc2, 225,745

Cape Coast Municipal Hspt GHc2, 351,591

Central Regional Hspt (Two meters) GHc7,048,927

District Hospital GHc 1,592,822

Trauma Hospital Winneba GHc1, 418,389

Twifo Praso New Hspt GHc (Two meters) GHc5,826,432

Winneba Govt Hspt GHc849, 929


Eastern Region Total GHc21, 031,322


Abirim Dist Hspt GHc1, 266,455

Government Hspt GHc2, 204,650

Asamankese Hspt GHc1, 202,252

Begoro Govt Hspt GHc987, 753

Ministry of Health GHc1, 289,724

Kibi Govt Hspt (Two meters) GHc2,947,367

Government Hspt GHc6, 941,454

Koforidua SDA Hspt GHc314, 752

Kwahu Govt Hspt GHc1, 879,985

St. Dominic Hspt GHc1, 996,924


Ashanti Region Total GHc50, 045,753.72


Agogo Hspt GHc3, 290,722

Konongo Govt Hspt GHc2, 066,549

Kumawu Dist Hspt GHc217, 879

Mamhya Govt Hspt (Two meters) GHc2,026,944

Mampong Maternity Hspt GHc299, 775

Bekwai Dist Hspt GHc2, 721,858

Government Hspt GHc1, 908,530

Fomena Govt Hspt GHc300, 360

Obuasi Govt Hspt GHc1, 022,440

Atonsu Govt Hspt GHc2, 860,326

Bibiani Govt Hspt GHc1, 279,540

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hspt GHc (Two meters) GHc27,265,226

SDA Hspt Kwadaso GHc506, 361

St. Patrick Hspt Offinso GHc2, 248,319

Suntreso Govt Hspt GHc2, 030,915


Western Region Total GHc22, 312,253


Bogoso Hospital (Two meters) GHc497,828

Takoradi Hspt (Two meters) GHc3,509,295

Tarkwa Govt Hspt (Three meters) GHc9,499,254

Tarkwa Hspt Apinto GHc2, 391,983

Wassa Dunkwa Hspt (Two meters) GHc294,996

Government Hspt (Two meters) GHc1,708,108

Nsuaem Hospital GHc169, 220

Kwasimintim Hospital GHc1, 547,022

Essikado Govt Hspt GHc780,780

Elubo Hspt (Two meters) GHc271,993

Akwantombra Hspt GHc184, 219


ECG to disconnect 91 Hospitals over GH₵261m debt



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