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Ghana lifts ban on 8 oil product firms

ACCRA, August 9, 2018 – Ghana’s National Petroleum Authority has lifted the ban on eight oil marketing and bulk distribution companies suspended for tax evasion, local media reported Wednesday.


“The Board of Governors granted the appeals from the suspended companies hence their return to operations,” NPA CEO Hassan Tampuli was quoted as saying by Ghanaweb.

The companies had been suspended in July from one to three months for “for their involvement in activities that led to the loss of tax revenue to the government of Ghana,” according to a statement from the institution.

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