Govt clears legacy debts to bulk oil distributors

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The government has fully paid off its indebtedness to bulk oil distribution companies (BDCs) that accrued between 2011 and 2015, the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distribution Companies, Senyo Hosi has revealed.

According to Mr Hosi, the final payments, which included interests accrued on the debt, was done on January 13, 2020 through bonds issued by the Energy Sector Levies Act (ESLA) to the Legacy Bonds Limited, a special purpose vehicle jointly owned by the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) and the Ghana Association of Bankers (GAB).

A press statement from CBOD issued Monday [February 10, 2020) said the amount received was now due for redistribution to beneficiary banks and petroleum service providers.

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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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