The electricity company of Ghana(ECG) started a month-long mobilization exercise from the 20th of March 2023 to the 20th of April 2023. This mobilization exercise caused rumours about AirtelTigo owing the ECG GHS 1 million.
AirtelTigo in a press release denied all claims of owing the ECG and confirmed that all previous bills of theirs from last year, 2022 as well as January 2023, March 2023 and part of February 2023 have been paid duly as per their agreed payment plan with ECG.
They went on to urge the media to verify information before posting because it causes damage to their organization.
“Accra, 18th April 2023 – Our attention has been drawn to recent news headlines and articles claiming that Airtel Tigo owes the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) an amount of GHS1 million. As a reputable and law-abiding organization, we would like to clarify that this information is misleading.
We would like to confirm that all previous bills from last year, 2022 as well as January 2023, March 2023 and even part of February 2023 have been duly settled as per the agreed payment plan with ECG, and this has been clearly proven to ECG. We take our financial responsibilities seriously and ensure that all payments are made in accordance with our billing process and timelines.
We urge the media to kindly verify the information before publishing, as inaccurate reporting can cause unwarranted damage to our organization’s reputation.
We remain committed to transparency and compliance with all legal and financial obligations, and we appreciate the continued support of our valued stakeholders and customers.” The press release stated.