The man who has been calling on Sierra Leoneans to quit corrupt practices and bribery, Philip Conteh- Executive Director of Attitudinal and Behavioral Change (ABC) has been indicted by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday for corruption.
He was indicted along with two of his officers – the National Coordinator Alieu Kamara and the Regional Coordinator Lansana Zanto Kamara on 17 count charges under the ACC Act 2008.
In a media release, the three are charged with the offences of misappropriation of donor funds contrary to section 37(1); mismanagement of funds contrary to section 48(2) (b); abuse of office contrary to section 42(1); abuse of position contrary to section 43; failure to comply with a requirement contrary to section 130 (1); obstruction of justice contrary to section 127(1) (a) of the ACC Act 2008.
They three will be arraigned before a judge to answer to the above charges at the Freetown High court on Monday 31st January 2011.
The Secretariat was formed in 2008 by President Koroma to change the mind set of Sierra Leoneans towards their country, towards their responsibilities and job and to love one and other.
The Secretariat has been touring government institutions and agencies calling on people to change their attitude for the development of the country.
By Abibatu Kamara