The Federation of Indigenous Ghanaian Oil Service Providers (FIGOSP) has welcomed the nominations of three (3) deputy ministers of Energy. They however want a minister in charge of local content.
However, they are proposing the following designations;
1. Deputy In charge of Power
2. Deputy In charge of Petroleum
3. Deputy in Charge of Local Content.
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According to them, they request that, Government to pays keen attention to the optimization of the local content Acts within the various supply chain of our Energy scope.
They believe the locals must be offered protection by Government in securing opportunities within the industry and to build capacities of locals for future good of the citizenry.
The deputy in charge of local content must be a checker on the Petroleum Commission, Energy Commission , Operator ( Petroleum and Power) and all relevant institutions whose duty is to aide the potency of our Local Content Acts, they added.
Proper monitoring and supervision is needed to ensure a religious adherence to what our laws dictate.