Work hard to deliver the project – Board Chairman urges

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The Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRANSCO CLSG, Amidou Traoré is urging the Management of TRANSCO CLSG, donors and other key stakeholders to work assiduously to ensure the CLSG project is delivered on time.

In his closing remarks at the just-ended 21st seating of the Board in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, Chairman Traoré said the people of the CLSG countries, particularly Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are yearning for electricity and that the need to fast track the project to deliver the product can not be over-emphasized.

He thanked the General Manager and the team at TRANSCO CLSG for the remarkable job done so far in pushing the project implementation to this level. The Chairman said he is impressed with the level of development in the implementation but urged more effort in making sure the March 2020 schedule of commissioning in Liberia is attained.

The Chairman also thanked the governments of the CLSG countries, the donors and other key stakeholders for their unwavering support towards the successful implementation of the regional project.

“I thank you for your constructive contributions towards the implementation of the CLSG project. People are yearning for the electricity. The TRANSCO CLSG management should work assiduously to ensure the project remains on track,” the Chairman said.

Mr. Amidou TRAORE, is Chief Executive of Société des Énergies de Côte d’Ivoire (CI-ENERGIES), the state-owned company in charge of planning and implementing investment projects in the electricity sector. Over the last 27 years he has fulfilled a number of roles, both at operational level and implementing development projects – including the management of hydroelectric facilities, transport and distribution networks, etc.

 

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