PRESS RELEASE

 
RE: INVESTIGATION INTO THE GAVI ALLIANCE
GRANT TO SIERRA LEONE AND OTHER CORRUPTION
RELATED COMPLAINTS IN RESPECT OF THE
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION
 

THE GENERAL PUBLIC IS HEREBY INFORMED THAT THE ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION (ACC) IS INVESTIGATING ALLEGATIONS OF MISUSE OF DONOR FUNDS RELATING TO THE GAVI ALLIANCE ASSISTED HEALTH STRENGTHENING “HSS” CASH SUPPORT TO SIERRA LEONE AND OTHER CORRUPTION RELATED COMPLAINTS APPERTAINING TO THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION.

THE NATURE AND WEIGHT OF THE SAID ALLEGATIONS MAKE IT IMPERATIVE THAT THOSE INVOLVED SHOULD BE SUSPENDED FROM OFFICE TO PRECLUDE OBSTRUCTION AND INTERFERENCE WITH THE CONDUCT OF THE INVESTIGATIONS.

ACCORDINGLY, HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT HAS DIRECTED THAT THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICIALS OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION BE SUSPENDED FROM OFFICE WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT:

1.
Dr. Kisito Sheku Daoh
Chief Medical Officer
2.
Dr. Magnus Ken Gborie
Director of Planning & Information
3.
Rev. Dr. Thomas Takpan Samba
Program Manager EPI
4.
Dr. Michael Amara
Principal Health Economist
5.
Dr. Edward Magbity
Principal M & E Officer
6.
Mr. Joseph Tekman Kanu
Snr. Permanent Secretary
7.
Mr. Amara Sanimeh Koroma
Principal Accountant – MoHS
8.
Mr. Mohammed Kallon
Procurement Manager, MoHS
9.
Mr. Edward Bai Kamara
Permanent Secretary, MEST, formerly Perm. Sec. of MoHS
10.
Osman Bangura
Assistant Accountant, MoHS
 
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STATE HOUSE                                 
FREETOWN
29TH JANUARY, 2013
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