L to R. Emmanuel Aruna NMJD, Blake ACC, PC Gbondo III of Yawei and Sam Gogra of ACC
In its drive to continue enlisting public support for the Pay No Bribe (PNB) campaign, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has held community sensitization meetings in Bandajuma, Yawei Chiefdom and Momboma, KpejeBongere Chiefdom in the Kailahun District on the 13th and 14th June 2018.The meetings attracted stakeholders across the Chiefdoms including the Paramount Chiefs, senior traditional leaders, health workers, heads of schools, civil society, the Police, bike riders, drivers, religious leaders etc.
Minister of Trade and Industry Peter Bayuku Konteh has paid a familiarization visit to Petro Jetty Sierra Leone at Kissy Freetown to see the new jetty and its facilities as a responsible government.
During the familiarization tour, the Minister said that he was told that the Petro Jetty Sierra Leone Limited is responsible for bringing fuel into the country and that it is the second largest jetty in the entire West Africa.
New Minister of Tourism, Memunatu Pratt met this on her plate
During the annual audit exercise carried out by Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) to determine fiscal prudence, accountability and transparent use of government revenue and assets, it was discovered that a fixed assets register at National Tourists Board (NTB) was not up-to-date.
According to the Audit 2014-2015 report, “We discovered that the net book value of the assets rather than the costs and accumulated depreciation of the assets were recorded in the register
Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) is the guardian of the public purse and Sierra Leone’s economic security. Lara Taylor-Pearce is Auditor General.
In the exercise of the ASSL’s legitimate authority as the supreme audit institution, and acting in a professional, ethical and transparent manner, ASSL audits and reports on the stewardship provided by the government over monies received - whether from taxpayers, donors or others - and related expenditure from these funds.
The ASSL reports to Parliament in the first instance, but also to the citizenry of Sierra Leone and other stakeholders. This report has been presented to Parliament which begins debates on the findings anytime now.