We did not publish rent allowance story – Vanguard Newspaper to Hassan Tampuli

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Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli has indicated that he has received communication from the Editor of the Vanguard Newspaper, the paper that is said to have published an article accusing him of paying himself some 1.5 million Ghana Cedis as rent allowance for one year.

According to him, the editor of the newspaper Osbert Lartey has denied knowledge of the said publication describing it scandalous and malicious.

Below is the statement by Mr. Tampuli as captured by BestNewsGH.com on his face book page


We have received communication from the Editor of The Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Osbert Lartey distancing his newspaper from the malicious and scandalous publication about my person. Check it out below:

My attention has been drawn to the above caption accompanied by a story attributed to The New Vanguard that claims the CEO of NPA has spent huge sums of money on his rent.
Indeed l have received several calls from colleagues in the media, home and abroad to ascertain if l have any link with The New Vanguard.
For the records there is no newspaper called The New Vanguard.
The said news item was created on a portal by faceless characters for their political mischief.
I am and still the Editor -In-Chief of The Vanguard, a paper with over two decades of unblemish record.
The New Vanguard does not provide any identity or author to authenticate its credibility.

I am by this disclaimer distancing The aVanguard from The New Vanguard”

Source: Osbert Lartey, Editor, Vanguard

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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