SLP, RSLAF and Energy Ministry owe NP(SL) over Le36 billion

The General Manager of National Petroleum (NP) Sierra Leone Limited, Kobi Walker, has complained to Members of Parliament in the Committee on Trade and Industries that his company was just ‘fighting hard to survive in business’ reason being, different Government ministries and agencies have to pay NP(SL) huge sums of monies. Walker made the disclosure during a recent hearing at the Parliament of Sierra Leone with the Committee on Trade and Industries. “We supported the Ministry of Energy with a facility worth about Le22 billion and to date they are yet to extinguish this debt. Under the West Africa Power Pool, we rent them a facility for US$1.3 million over three years now but these amounts are yet to be extinguished by the Ministry of Energy,” Walker disclosed. The Committee on Trade and Industries, according to its Chairman, Honourable Veronica Kadie Sesay, called NP(SL) to come and explain about its business activities and other burning issues like, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), product quality of their fuel and expansion plans of the company to other parts of the country.

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