#DumsorMustStop A timeline of government promises and 'lies' from 2012

This timeline dates far back as 2012 and ends with the latest comment on the power crisis by John Mahama.

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SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2012 play

SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 2012

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Ghanaians know that the 'Dumsor' problem affecting the nation didn't start with the John Mahama-led government.

This is accepted knowledge, and nobody has ever come to dispute this. What Ghanaians have seemingly been worried about is how the power crisis has escalated quickly over the past 24+ ,months.

And trust Ghanaians to keep track of all the 'failed' promises made by government officials from ministers to the president. This timeline created by Selorm Brantie dates far back as 2012 and ends with the latest comment on the power crisis by John Mahama.

SEPTEMBER 2012 - Prez. John Mahama directs "an inter-ministerial committee to find ways to stop dumsor.

OCTOBER 4 2012 - Headlines quoted President Mahama as saying 'dumsor would be a thing of the past'

OCTOBER 30 2012 - At IEA Debate, President John Mahama asked Ghanaians to blame God for dumsor.

NOVEMBER 7 2012 - President Mahama once again said 'dumsor would be a thing of the past'

NOVEMBER 30 2012 - VRA assures Ghanaians dumsor would end 'soon'

APRIL 9 2013 - "Never again would Ghanaians experience dumsor" - Prez. Mahama

APRIL 30 2013 - "Load shedding would end first week in may" - Energy Ministry

NOVEMBER 7 2014 - Ghana To Get 200MW Wind Power By 2016 Says Energy Minister

NOVEMBER 27 2014 - "I will reduce impact of Dumsor" - Prez on Good Evening Ghana

DECEMBER 31 2014 - "I will banish Dumsor forever" - Prez Mahama

MAY 1 2015 - "Lack of money not cause of dumsor" - Prez Mahama

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