I will investigate PDS deal when I become President – Mahama

Former President John Mahama says he will probe and conduct investigations into the PDS concession agreement.

According to the NDC flagbearer, the Agyapa deal is not different from the terminated PDS deal.

“We will investigate PDS, especially when people related to the President were involved in structuring the PDS deal. There is enough evidence to investigate PDS and prosecute”, he told TV XYZ in an interview Sunday.

On March 1, 2019, the Power Distribution Services, a private entity took over the operations of the Electricity Ghana Company Limited (ECG) a government entity to be the sole power distributor to Ghana’s electricity consumers.

However, the concession agreement was short-lived, when PDS was suspended on July 30, 2019, after the government said it suspected the agreement was tainted with fraud.

The deal was subsequently terminated in October 2019 although the transaction advisor, MiDA, set up an investigative body into the allegations and cleared PDS of fraud in August.

The Energy Minister, Peter Amewu, insisted that the company was a fraudulent one, hence, government could not continue transacting business with