New Patriotic Party (NPP) Members of Parliament (MPs) on Friday called for full scale investigations into alleged “rot” at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company (BOST) dating backing to 2009.
Mr Awuah Darko was the Managing Director of BOST under former President John Mahama.
“Mr Awuah Drako fully support the forensic audit being requested by the Majority into his administration during his tenure at BOST, “ his aid, Edmond Kombat has said.
“He did a very impeccable work. He picked a company that was not functioning and made it profitable.
“He is ready to be investigated. He has nothing to hide. He did a clean job and is ready to be investigated by any entity.
Addressing the press Friday, the acting Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee, Emmanuel Akwesi Gyamfi, said BOST made some questionable payment to the presidency under the watch of former President John Mahama which requires investigations.
Mr Gyamfi said:"Since 2015, BOST under the guide of secret transfers has transferred unexplained colossal amount of it between $2.5 to 3.5 million on bimonthly basis to the office of the President and the Chief of Staff, the last amount being 3 million which was transferred on January 30, 2017.
“It does appear there has been a lot of rot at BOST and for that reason, we agree that we require a high powered committee to investigate this and other related improprieties to determine the extent to which these affect and have affected the company, the economy and efficiency of BOST.
READ MORE: BOST CEO must step aside - Kwesi Pratt
“And whether their operations are being managed in accordance with sound business principles and prudent commercial practice.
“Ladies and gentlemen, in the interest of probity and accountability, we call o government to institute probe into the activities of BOST since 2009