Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has inaugurated the Appointed Board Chairman of the Ghana Gas Company Limited.
Dr. Opoku Prempeh, The Ministry of Energy on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, charged the new Board under the chairmanship of Kennedy Agyapong MP for Assin Central to tackle the operational difficulties of the Ghana Gas company Limited.
He stated, “Your nomination is indicative of His Excellency President Akufo Addo’s confidence in your individual and collective abilities to steer the affairs of one the key state-owned companies in Ghana’s energy sector. You are by this appointment expected to provide direction and leadership in the day-to-day running of the nation’s premiere mid-stream gas business company,” Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh the minister of Energy of the Republic said.
“I am aware that in times past one of the major challenges Ghana Gas has faced is Volta River Authority’s indebtedness to it; payments for the gas supplied them in their operations were quite irregular. As you take over the helm of affairs, I urge you to be keen in ensuring that debts owed the company are paid regularly,” Following he speech,
Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh stated that “As sector Minister, one of my priorities is to rid the sector of avoidable debts especially, ones I call intra-energy sector debts. This will ensure liquidity of companies in the carrying out of their operations as well as other financial obligations”