Between 2009 and 2019, the Nigerian government committed billions of dollars to the peacebuilding programme. This was to cover the stipends, education, training and entrepreneurship development costs for 30,000 participants.
President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the closing of the three Commissions of Enquiry, COI, into governance processes, assets, and forensic audits of the former administration, warning serving officials of his government not to betray pubic trust.
The Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, has met at State House to present its 2018 Annual Report to His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio in accordance with Section 19(1) of the ACC Act of 2008.
The first lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Fatima Bio, is angry at the ‘serpents and evil people’ around the president.
The broken system has caused an atmosphere of endemic corruption, violations, and the blatant disregard of the rule of law. Today, our young aren’t proud about the family because of the failure of the leaders to own to their responsibility – too much corruption in the public service sector.
The Anti-Corruption Commission has secured conviction against former Deputy Minister of Works Abdul Barrie who is to pay Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (Le 250,000,000) within 30 days, effective 24th April 2019, or face three years imprisonment.
There are so many calls to attention for the Government of Sierra Leone to address the problems affecting the agricultural industry, yet things never change. Sierra Leone was among the leading exporters of agricultural produce in Africa. The country was a net exporter of cocoa, coffee, piassavas, rubber, palm oil, sugar and rice, among many other agricultural goods.