Gov’t investigates irregularities at BOST depot

BOSTMr Emmanuel Armah Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum has set up a committee of inquiry to investigate allegations of impropriety at the Accra Plains and Kumasi depots of  the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation company (BOST).

A press statement issued by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and issued to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said the eight member committee was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Ministry.

“The Minister said the move has become necessary following the incessant allegations of irregularities at the afore-mentioned depots and to ensure optimum efficiency in the transportation of fuel products” it noted.

It said the committee would be chaired by Mrs Clothilde Akosua Agbenorto of the National Petroleum Authority and has Ms Dorothy Afriyie Ansah of the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General Department, Mr Kweku Agyemang Duah of Oil Marketing Companies and Mr Nii Lante Blankson of the Bureau of National Investigations as members.

The others are Mr Erasmus Asamoah, Mr Andrews Owusu Berfi, Mr Ignatius Doe and Mr Kwame Boan Siriboe.

It said Mr Armah Buah asked the team to determine its own procedures for the conduct of the investigations and invite witnesses or experts to assist in its work.

“The committee is expected to submit its recommendations to the Minister within two weeks from the first day of sitting” it said.

Source: GNA

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