Parts of Ghana were hit by a power outage in the early hours of Friday, May 22, 2020.
The blackout saw affected residents – from Greater Accra, Western, Ashanti, and Central regions – taking to social media to vent their spleen.
This light out be nationwide I think. ECG we beg.— MR.LAW (@the_law_himself) May 22, 2020
dumsor by this time.— kelly Huu. (@kellybwoy1) May 21, 2020
Light 💡 Out!! So annoying 😤😤— Addi_Kay (@richtsey) May 22, 2020
These Our ECG pple di333, more than illiteracy 🤷🏾♂️🤷🏾♂️!! No announcement to show something like the light 💡 will go off!! This madness I don’t think 🤔 far!! Ahba!! I tire sef!! Then Ghanaians will over Throne Mahama saying he likes dumsor!! 😡😡😤
It is unclear what necessitated the power cut.
I think we need to get a day for the government every month so they use that day for dumsor .. No lights the whole of that day . Anaa mebodam 😕— Bossy 💦💨 (@iBossy__) May 22, 2020
The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) says it is in the process of fixing the challenge adding that some areas have their electricity restored.
Meanwhile, infuriated Ghanaians continue to flood social media timelines with their dissatisfaction about the development with some questioning already whether its represents a return to the days of erratic power supply, popularly known as ‘Dumsor.’
I think dumsor is back cossssss😑😑😑— Nungua Rihanna 😍 (@Akua_Nana_) May 21, 2020