The Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), has donated GH¢26,000. 00 to support Ghana News Agency (GNA) Sports team towards the coverage of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), in Australia.
Over 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories are expected to participate in the GC2018 slated for April 4-15, to share in the celebration of sports, entertainment and culture.
Nat Salifu Acheampong, BOST Corporate Communications Manager who presented the cheque on behalf of Alfred Obeng Boateng, Managing Director, to Francis Ameyibor, a Deputy News Editor at GNA noted that the company considers GC2018 as the largest sporting event and hence the need for GNA to feed the Ghanaian public with accurate news from the ground.
Acheampong explained BOST will continue to work with strategic partners and media giants like the GNA for the accomplishment of the company’s core mandate to keep the national strategic petroleum reserves and transport petroleum products from one depot to another throughout the country.
“We at BOST consider our business highly critical and hence must be treated just as national security operations, we have therefore worked over the years with GNA which we consider as a critical partner for national development,” he said.He tasked GNA Sports to be a worthy ambassador to feed the teaming sporting public with detailed news from the GC2018.
Ameyibor, commended BOST for the support and pledged the commitment of GNA Management to ensure that the Sports team deliver to feed Ghanaians with daily sports news covering over 18 sports disciplines to be competed for and seven para-sports.