PMB left in the dark

2017-04-26 06:02

THE recent mass power outage in our city is of major concern to the citizens, who besides losing consumable commodities in their refrigerators, are now faced with a task of recovering some of their hard-earned money from council.

Although the mayor kept the public informed via the local media and social networks many were still kept in the dark.

The fact that experienced workforce from outside the city were called in to rectify a local issue is appreciated, but an embarrassment for a city holding the capital status label.

The crumbling infrastructure which was “forseen long ago” can only be attributed to leadership priorities, compounded by poor planning at top level.

Ironically, the cream of the crop that once prevailed in this essential service department seem to have moved on to greener pastures, due to silent cadre deployees safeguarding their own positions, and this should be seen as a lesson for future preparedness.

JAY SINGH - BUSINESSMAN
ELECTRICIAN, EX-COUNCILLOR

Raisethorpe

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