The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Marketers Association has called off its industrial action commenced on Monday August 1st, 2022, with immediate effect.

This is coming after government lifted the ban on construction of LPG retail outlets.

In a statement, it said “we the LPG Marketing Companies Association of Ghana, welcome government’s decision to lift the ban on construction of LPG retail outlets across the country”.

“We are by this statement calling off the industrial action commenced on Monday August 1, 2022 with immediate effect”, it explained.

LPG Marketers call off industrial action with immediate effect

It commended Ghanaians for their tremendous support.

It also thanked President Akufo-Addo; Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh; the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid for reversing the decision which it described as costing the lives of some of its members and millions of cedis.

“This resolution is without prejudice to our concerns about NPA’s communication on the lifting of the ban as we are particularly worried about the lack of the details in the statement”, it stressed.

“It our earnest expectation that the Ministry of Energy and the NPA will bring all the regulatory bodies on board to ensure to the smooth implementation of this directive from Cabinet”, it concluded.