Pulse.com.gh logo

ECG Privatisation Court throws out PUWU's injunction suit against ECG privatisation

The presiding judge, Justice Lorrenda Owusu said that her decision was based on the governing principle of balance of convenience.

  • Published:

An Accra High Court on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 dismissed an application for interlocutory injunction by the leadership of the Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU), seeking to halt the privatization of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

The presiding judge, Justice Lorrenda Owusu said that her decision was based on the governing principle of balance of convenience.

She explained that the state had more to lose if the injunction was granted, and further urged the government and ECG workers to continue negotiations in order to get to an amicable agreement.

READ ALSO: ECG privatisation won't lead to job ... - Pulse.com.gh

PUWU in October 3, 2017 dragged the ECG, the Attorney-General and the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) to court in over the privatization of ECG.

They had demanded severance packages for ECG workers because of the privatization move.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos

Top Articles

1 Breaking Otabil finally breaks silence on banking controversiesbullet
2 Nana Appiah Mensah Menzgold boss apologises to BoG after Twitter rantbullet
3 Investment banks in Ghana Top 5 investment banks in Ghana and why...bullet
4 Banking Crises Sahel Sahara and Omni Bank become latest to mergebullet
5 Capital Bank Collapse Here are the roles of a non-executive...bullet
6 Bank Collapse Capital Bank Board misused GHC 610 million from...bullet
7 Increment Fuel prices to go up again – IESbullet
8 Education Top 5 private high schools in Ghana according to...bullet
9 Collapsed Banks Here are the auditing firms for the 7...bullet
10 Banking In Ghana Stranded customers of First Allied...bullet

Top Videos

1 Former Capital Bank staff grills pork for survivalbullet
2 Forbes 2018 Africa's billionaires rich listbullet
3 Money Alert Meet Africa's richest womanbullet
4 New Discovery Ghana discovers new mineral, lithium in commercial...bullet
5 Plane Crash Starbow suspends operations following plane crashbullet
6 Support Finance minister buys Kantanka carbullet
7 Dr Joseph Siaw Agyepong Nobody can collapse my company – JOSPONGbullet
8 New Phones Nokia MWC 2018 Event in 5 minutesbullet
9 Tech 6 reasons you should buy an iPhone SE instead of...bullet
10 New Phone Nokia’s MWC 2018 Event in Under 10 Minutesbullet