- Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has alleged that there's a syndicate behind the BOST fuel foul up
- He said the buying of contaminated fuel has been happening for years now
Firebrand New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament, Hon. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has alleged that there's a syndicate behind the recent Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) fiasco that seek to make a profit out of the problem.
According to the controversial Assin Central legislator, by the time the current embattled BOST MD, Mr. Alfred Obeng Boateng, assumed his position the fuel contamination had already occurred. According to reports, the contamination occurred on January 18th, 2017, with the staff involved in the contamination being sanctioned.
Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has alleged that two of the illusive syndicate members offered to buy the five million liters of contaminated from the current BOST Managing Director offering a whopping $1 million. An offer the BOST MD allegedly turned down.
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Hon. Agyapong alleged that these syndicate members told the BOST MD that they could add some sort of chemical that would allow them to sell the contaminated fuel on the market without any trouble from authorities.
The maverick Assin Central MP has alleged that since BOST MD Alfred Obeng Boateng turned down their offer to buy the contaminated fuel, they [the syndicate members] have begun saying that the contaminated fuel was already in the market.
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According to him, members of both the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have called for the dismissal of BOST's MD. Furthermore, he wondered how Mr. Boateng's critics knew that the fuel has already hit he market, if that wasn't what they already planned to do with it.
According to a group of companies he [Kennedy Agyapong] alleged have bought contaminated fuel over the last couple years, the BOST local union was named among them. "Is the BOST union also a registered company," he said.
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