Lawyer Tampuli Heads NPA

Lawyer Alhassan Tampuli has been appointed as caretaker Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), according to a copy of a correspondence to that effect which is in the possession of DAILY GUIDE.

The correspondence, signed by the Minister-designate for Energy Boakye Agyarko and dated 26th January 2017 reads, “It is my pleasure to inform you that His Excellency the President of the Republic has appointed you as caretaker CEO of NPA.

“You would act in that capacity until a substantive CEO is approved. As a caretaker CEO, you will not take decisions that have policy implications until a substantive Governing Board is in place.

“You may refer such policy related decisions to the Ministry for prior approval.”

Lawyer Alhassan Tampuli, who hails from Gushegu in the Northern Region, has been described as a highly efficient personality who rendered invaluable services to the Transition Team, especially at the peak of their assignments.

Lawyer Alhassan Tampuli, 40, is a graduate of the University of Ghana Business School and Faculty of Law, University of Ghana.

He was called to the Ghana Bar in 2011 and holds an LL.M in Energy and Environmental Law from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Lawyer Tampuli had a stint with the National Service Scheme (NSS) and rose to the rank of Deputy Head of HR and Acting Director of Postings.

He also worked with the prestigious law firm, Bentsi – Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah’s Energy and Natural Resource Practice Group as an associate before co-founding the law firm Eastbridge Associates, a corporate law firm.

He lectured constitutional law at the Wisconsin International University College Faculty of law.

The immediate-past CEO of the NPA was Moses Asaga.