Escom cuts power at Bingu Stadium over unpaid K4mil bill

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) on Friday disconnected electricity at the magnificent Chinese built Bingu National Stadium.

One of the entrances into the Bingu Stadium (C)Stanley Makuti

The incident happened hours before the facility host the much touted Airtel Top 8 Cup final involving Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and Silver Strikers.

BNS Public Relations Officer Ireen Mkoko confirmed the development in an interview with Zodiak Radio.

Mkoko said they owe Escom about K4 million.

She was however optimistic that everything will be sorted out by Saturday afternoon.

According to MKoko, the responsibility to pay bills at the stadium is in the hands of the Ministry of Sports.

“The stadium is under the ministry so the ministry has to do everything” said Mkaka.

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petro ntchito
petro ntchito
3 years ago

YOU PEOPLE SOMETIMES U NEED TO BE SERIOUS. BEFORE AND AFTER THE OPENING OF THE STADIUM THE PITCH HAS BEEN HOSTING A LOT OF GAMES MEANING TO SAY U MADE MUCH REVENUES FROM GATE COLLECTIONS. SO WHAT EXACTLY ARE U TRYING TO MEAN WHEN U SAY ESCOM HAS CUT POWER AT THAT BEAUTIFUL STADIUM WHEN MUCH CASH WHICH CAN CATER FOR THOSE OUTSTANDING BILLS WAS MADE OUT OF ALL GAMES PLAYED ON IT? WERE YOU JUST POCKETING THE GATE COLLECTION INSTEAD OF PAYING BILLS AT ESCOM? SHAME ON U GUYS.

Gibo
Gibo
3 years ago

Hahahaha failing to pay 4million fo bills,nde muxiti national football team mungawine choncho ndi poor adm ngati iyo?

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