2019
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PARLIAMENT APPROVES AUGUSTINE FODAY NGOBIE AS DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF ACC

PRESS RELEASE 

30th April, 2019


 The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) wishes to inform the general public that Parliament on Tuesday 30th April, 2019 approved Augustine Foday Ngobie as Deputy Commissioner of the Commission, following his appointment by His Excellency, President Julius Maada Bio.

 

On his appointment, Mr. Ngobie had this to say: “The fight against corruption requires collaborative efforts, and I am not a new boxer in the ring. My appointment will enhance heightened collaboration in the fight against corruption and my muscles shall sustainably support the fist until the fight is won”.

 

Mr. Ngobie holds a Bachelor of Science in Education (Major Economics) Degree, from the University of Sierra Leone. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Njala University.

 

Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Ngobie was Deputy Director of Intelligence and Investigations at the Commission and had held several other positions since he joined the Commission in 2003. He has undergone several professional trainings such as; tracing and recovery of corrupt proceeds and money laundering; exhibit management and proceeds of crime tracing; investigative skills; and investigative interviewing skills.

 

Before joining the Commission, he served the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) in many capacities from 1990 to 2002, where he attained the position of Deputy Head of the Inspectorate and Compliance Division. He retired from the SLP as Assistant Superintendent of Police.

 

Mr. Ngobie is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has a wealth of experience in investigations and administration.

 

He was a part-time lecturer at the University of Makeni (UNIMAK).

 

The new ACC Deputy Commissioner is expected to subscribe to the oath of office at State House on Friday 3rd May 2019.

 

For further enquiries, please contact Margaret Murray, Public Relations Officer, on Tel: +232-78-832131.

 

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PATRICK SANDI

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND OUTREACH