ACC Indicts Assistant University Finance Officer on 26 Counts of Corruption

By Foday Moriba Conteh

Sheku Abdulai Kamara, the Assistant Finance Officer at Eastern Technical University in Kenema, has been slammed with by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), in a Press Release dated January 26, 2024 26 counts of misappropriation of public funds. The charges are in violation of Section 36 (1) of the Anti-Corruption Act, No. 12 of 2008, as amended by the Anti-Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2019.

The indictment alleges that Sheku Abdulai Kamara committed the offenses between January 2021 and December 2023 in Kenema, Eastern Region, Sierra Leone. The accused is charged with misappropriating a total of Seventy-Five Million, One Hundred and Sixty-Seven Thousand (Old) Leones (Le75,167,000), received as tuition fees from Twenty-One (21) students enrolled at Eastern Technical University.

Sheku Abdulai Kamara is scheduled to appear in the High Court of Sierra Leone, Holden at Kenema, on January 30, 2024.

The ACC emphasizes its commitment to combatting corruption within the public sector and at all levels throughout Sierra Leone. The Commission urges the general public to remain confident in its efforts to address corruption and maintain transparency within the country.


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