The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has welcomed the tabling in Parliament and publication of the Auditor General’s Report for the Financial Year ended 31st December, 2020 by the Audit Service Sierra Leone.
The ACC says it attaches utmost importance to the Auditor General’s Reports. As such, in recent times, the Commission had provided, and will continue to provide, updates to the public through Serialised Media Releases on the many interventions and outcomes in regard the Audit Reports 2015 – 2019which resulted in investigations, prosecutions, convictions, recovery of huge sums, prevention measures, and, inappropriate situations, exoneration and clearing of persons and institutions.
More importantly, the Commission is also cognisant of the constitutional role of parliament regarding this issue and it shall be collaborating with them.
The ACC has assured that it will work with parliament and Audit Service Sierra Leone to ensure that each party performs its role to ensure that the various issues of concern are speedily and accordingly addressed without favour for anyone.
The Commission has appealed to the public to continue to exercise patience while it does a summary and careful review of the Report and commence taking steps within the shortest possible time as may be expedient, while assuring that it will continue updating the public on progress.