Just in: TOR Boss resigns over bribery allegations; President accepts resignation

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Mr. Asante Berko has resigned from office, BestNewsGH.com can report.

BestNewsGH.com can report that Mr. Berko tendered his resignation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo today, Tuesday, April 15, 2020.

A statement from the Office of the President and signed by the Director of Communications, Eugene Arhin, said the President has duly accepted Mr. Berko’s resignation.

Mr. Berko has been cited by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States of America for facilitating the payment of bribes totaling some 4.5 Million Dollars to Ghanaian government officials between 2015 and 2016.

Civil proceedings have since been initiated against him.

Read the letter from the presidency below:

Source: BestNewsGH.com

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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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