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Suspend OMCs, dissolve C’ttees over premix diversions – Fisheries Alliance

The Akufo-Addo government has been advised to immediately suspend its contract with the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in charge of transporting pre-mix fuel to the various landing beaches across the country. The Co-convener of the Civil Society Alliance on Fisheries, Richster Nii Amarfio, who made the call on the Citi Breakfast Show on Thursday, said the state oil company, GOIL, ...

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Ekumfi, Saltpond hit by premix shortage amidst reports of diversion

Fishermen in the Ekumfi District and the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region, are experiencing a severe shortage of premix fuel, a situation that has rendered most of them idle for several weeks. This follows reports of massive diversion of premix fuel meant for fishermen to other parts of Tema for industrial purposes. According to letters signed by the Chief ...

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‘OMCs, landing beach c’ttees, truck drivers complicit in pre-mix diversions’

A former president of the Ghana Inshore Fishermen Association, Joseph Nii Armah Quaye wants the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), landing beach committees and pre-mix fuel tanker drivers to be blamed for the diversion of the product in the country. According to him, the consents of the aforementioned stakeholders are needed before the diversions are made and have nothing to do ...

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Premix fuel sector gold mine for party executives – Inland Fisherman

Following the revelations from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), that huge amounts of pre-mix fuel meant for fisher-folk, loaded from the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) had been diverted for the past eight months, it has emerged that political party executives in the constituencies, profit hugely from the mismanagement of the distribution. According to the Chairman of the National Inland Canoe ...

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Pre-mix fuel diversion: We can’t punish perpetrators – Committee

The Chairman of the National Pre-mix Fuel committee, Nii Lantey Bannerman, has said his outfit does not have the power to sanction persons who divert subsidized premix fuel meant for fishermen to other areas to be sold to industries. According to him, only the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) can sanction or withdraw the licenses of the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) ...

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Massive diversion of pre-mix fuel uncovered as fishermen suffer

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), is frustrated by what it has discovered to be massive diversions of pre-mix fuel loaded from the Tema Oil Refinery [TOR]. This comes at a time when the country’s fishing industry is on the brink of collapse due to numerous challenges including the lack premix fuel and the high cost of the product. Citi News ...

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Expect more premix fuel soon – Committee

The Premix Committee has given assurances that more premix fuel will be supplied to address the current shortage. The Chairman of the Committee, Nii Lante Bannerman told Citi News that it is working closely with the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) to supply enough premix fuel to meet the high demands on the market. The sale of premix fuel has recently ...

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