“Hon Hawa Koomson Is Pushing For The Digitization Of Premix Fuel System” –Nana Abrokwa Asare (VIDEO)
The Administrator of the National Premix Fuel Secretariat, Nana Abrokwa Asare has revealed that the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture is pushing for the digitization of the premix fuel system to avoid its hoarding and re-sale to fishermen in the country.
According to him, the sector Minister, Hawa Koomson is working tirelessly to ensure the digitization happens.
Speaking exclusively to Thinknewsonline.com, Nana Abrokwa Asare said “We have gone very far. As we speak now, there is a cabinet approval that we automate this premix fuel distribution chain and we have a pilot system in Nungua”
He added that the Ministry is also engaging with the Leadership of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to also try and roll up the system nationwide.
Nana Asare stressed that he believes the role-up will be the game-changer since the human element has some challenges.
“There are times that we hear that landing beaches committee members are selling premix fuels to their cronies, family, friends likewise party-people. We don’t have a perfect system because of the human element in it we sometimes have these challenges”
He was confident that once it is automated with canoes and boats given cards, the activities of hoarding and resale will become a thing of the past.
“So the Ministry led by the Minister, Honourable Hawa Koomson is is pushing for the digitization of premix fuel system. She has always been on her toes, going up and down to make sure that this particular thing becomes something that can help and uplift the sale and distribution of premix fuel system”
“Everybody is happy with the systems in place. When you go to Nungua, everybody likes this digitization and are asking that we roll out this nationwide” he said.
Nana Abrokwa Asare assured fisherfolks in the country that the Akufo-Addo administration will do everything possible to make like comfortable for themselves and their activities.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith