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BOST MD Alfred Obeng fired

Author: Zadok K. Gyesi

The government has dismissed the Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport Company, Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng.

This was contained in a letter signed by the Executive Secretary to the President, Nana Bediatuo Asante dated June 5, 2018.

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The government has therefore appointed Mr George Mensah Okley to take over from Mr Obeng Boateng.

Mr Obeng Boateng has up to Friday, June 8, to hand over to the newly appointed Managing Director.

 


BOST was heavily criticized last year for selling 5 million litres of contaminated fuel to two unlicensed companies, Movepiina and Zup Oil, which were allegedly set up few days before the sale making Ghana lose about GHc 7 million in revenue.

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Following the alleged sale of the contaminated fuel, many individuals, as well as institutions, including the Minority in Parliament and the Alliance for Accountable Governance (AFAG), called for the dismissal of the BOST MD, Mr Obeng-Boateng.