President Mutharika Summons Escom, Egenco Management:Demands Them To End Blackouts

Surprise appearance of Mutharika At EGENCO/ESCOM joint meeting

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Friday directed the managements of Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) and the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) to expedite all projects that are aimed at adding power available for distribution in the country.

Professor Mutharika summoned the two statutory corporations top management so that they could brief him why power outages are persisting regardless of various projects lined-up to mitigate the problem.

The two institutions informed the President that they are still working on meeting the demand of power supply in the country. The President has further directed that the two institutions should do anything possible to ensure that they add not less than 105 Megawatts to the national power grid.

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