BOST Refutes Scandal Claim
The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) has refuted claims of a multi-million financial scandal published in some newspapers and online news portals.
In a statement issued and signed by the General Counsel and Head of Legal Services, the report contained in the Monday’s edition of the Herald Newspaper is misleading and a deliberate attempt to ruin the reputation of the company.
The Head of Legal Services further went on to caution the media on spreading false information which will warrant legal addressing.
Read full statement below
RE:”Another Multi-Million Cedi Scandal Hits BOST – Details Coming soon.”
We have read with dismay, a right corner front page heading – “Another Multi-Million Cedi Scandal Hits BOST – Details Coming Soon” published in your Monday 18th December, 2017 edition.
So far as BOST is concerned, we are not aware of any scandal.
We will therefore advise you in your own interest, to do the needful as we will not tolerate any falsehood as has been the case in the past.
Thus we are by this letter, alerting you of your professional and corporate duty of care owed to individuals and organisations of which you publish information about.
As a professional editor, it is expected that, you come through our open doors to seek any information you need to enable you come out with credible headlines devoid of any untruths.
Any attempt to spread falsehood about BOST will not be countenanced. Should that be the case, BOST will not hesitate to seek legal redress to serve as a deterrent.
Be advised accordingly.