The current Minister of Agriculture, Dennis Vandy who worked as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MEST) during the past regime of former President Koroma has been put on the list of the Anti-Corruption Commission to be investigated for embezzling and misappropriating Billions of Leones at the ministry.
This was revealed by the Commissions of Inquiry (COI) report after looking into activities of the past regime and the recommendations on the government white paper on the report of the COI.
The government white paper did not only point out the mismanagement that was carried out by Dennis Vandy and his partners in crime, but also stressed that they (Vandy and others) recklessly managed and ran the ministry like a cartel and a criminal enterprise.
For which government has recommended that Dennis Vandy and his cohorts should pay back every penny they expended without supporting documents to that effect.
The government white paper maintained that Dennis Vandy and others should refund and pay into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) the sum of over Two Billion Leones which was withdrawn for the rehabilitation and extension works at Fourah Bay College without relevant supporting documents.
They are to also refund and pay into the CRF the sum of over Two Billion Five Hundred Thousand Leones which they withdrew and spent without supporting documents.
They are to as well refund and pay the sum of over One Billion Four Hundred Thousand Leones and over One Billion Six Hundred Thousand Leones which they withdrawn from the schools materials account and the integrated financial management system account respectively without supporting documents.
That Dennis Vandy and others should be referred to the criminal jurisdiction and or the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) for investigation and likely prosecution.