The Acting Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli says the immediate objective of the President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency, Nana Addo Akufo Addo is to ensure the constant supply of quality fuel for both motorists and power generation.
He said the provision of quality fuel will ensure smooth flow of vehicles for motorists and constant power generation for industries and households.
Mr. Tampuli mentioned these objectives during his first meeting with staff of the Authority since his appointment as Acting Chief Executive.
Mr. Tampuli also had an introductory meetings with Directors and Heads of departments of the NPA and subsequently met with all staff.
He observed that the petroleum downstream sector is critical to the sustenance of the economy, security of the state and livelihood of its citizens.
It is therefore imperative that the NPA upholds the highest health and safety standards in the downstream industry in order to promote the growth and development of the economy.
Mr. Tampuli observed that the recent concerns raised by the public on safety standards of the petroleum downstream industry must be a wakeup call for the strict enforcement of regulations in the downstream industry.
Mr. Tampuli pledged to provide the necessary leadership that drives results and appealed to all staff for their support to make the goals of the new administration a success.
He assured the visibly enthusiastic staff of his commitment to quality and competence and tasked them to continue to deliver and show good results.
Speaking on behalf of the staff of the Welfare Association of the NPA, Mr. Joseph Awen Awan, pledged the support, commitment and cooperation of staff towards achieving the vision of the new administration.