Former Ombudsman Francis Gabbidon is yet to meet his financial obligations to the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) as directed by Justice Mary Sey in her judgement.
This was revealed by the ACC through a press release in which it states that “a total sum of over Le78, 000,000 is still outstanding and this includes the sum of Le38,893,310.00 due and owing by the former Ombudsman, Francis Gabbidon which was ordered by the Court to be paid within 14 days of the judgement”.
Also yet to fulfil his balance obligations is former SLBS Director Kasho Wellington.
According to the release, within the first six months of this year, the ACC has recovered over one billion Leones as settlements from corruption related cases.
The 12 that the ACC has recovered the over Le one billion from are: Ahmed Mackie – Le4,175,608.00, Fawaz Building Materials – Le24, 613, 511.00, Salman Motors Le2, 161,255.00, Isata Conteh, Le15,000,000.00 and Contractor Unisa Sesay the sum of Le24, 500,000. Others that have paid include Abdul Karim Sheriff the sum of Le500, 000.00, Francis Gabbidon Le30, 000, 000.00; former SLBS staff Madonna Cole who paid her fine of Le3, 000,000.00. While Alimany Mansaray paid Le20, 000.000.00.
Ashtra Matin Agency Limited also paid Le914, 629, 808.00, while Paramount Chief Robert S. Papawe III refunded the sum of Le44, 500,000.00 and Wilshire Johnson and Jack Lansana repaid the sum of Le17, 640, 000.00.
Last year, the ACC recovered and paid into the Consolidated Revenue Fund the total sum of Le771, 617, 163.00 (seven hundred and seventy-one million, six hundred and seventeen thousand, one hundred and sixty three Leone