The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Brig. (Rtd.) Dr. Julius Maada Bio, has re-appointed Francis Ben Kaifala to serve another five-year term as Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission Sierra Leone (ACC-SL), pursuant to Section 4(1) of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2008 as amended in 2019. The renewal of tenure of the Commissioner was communicated by a re-appointment letter dated 19th June, 2023 and takes effect today, 29th June, 2023, following the expiration of the first term on the 28th June, 2023.
The First five year-tenure of Commissioner Francis Ben Kaifala has seen Sierra Leone make remarkable gains in the fight against Corruption and recorded unprecedented progress in local and international corruption perception indexes and surveys including; the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Scorecard, the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, the Afro-Barometer Report, the Public Financial Management (PFM) Consortium National Corruption Perception Survey Report, etc.
In the same vein, during the leadership of Francis Ben Kaifala, the ACC and Sierra Leone received many local and international accolades, laurels, awards and recognitions for efforts in the fight against corruption. In addition, the ACC made record convictions; recovered over Forty Five (45) Billion (Old) Leones cash; recovered vehicles, houses, and other immovables; and the period witnessed the construction and movement of the Commission into the Integrity House at Tower Hill; which now serves as the Commission’s new Headquarters Building in Freetown.
The Commissioner wishes to thank His Excellency Brig. (Rtd.) Dr. Julius Maada Bio for his unequivocal re-appointment and similarly Congratulates him on his recent re-election as President of the Republic of Sierra Leone for a Second term. The Commissioner also wishes to thank, and continues to count on the Deputy Commissioner, the Board, Management and staff of the Commission; as well as the People of Sierra Leone for their continued belief and support.
For further enquiries on this and other ACC matters, please contact SYLVANUS BLAKE , the Public Relations Officer on +232-78-83-21-31 or email via .
DIRECTOR, PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH