Jump to navigation

Vol 63 No 1

Published 7th January 2022

Sierra Leone

Bashing the book-keeper

Julius Maada Bio is risking his reputation for probity by suspending the respected Auditor-General, Lara Taylor-Pearce

The charges of impunity, favouritism, corruption and subverting the constitution that President Julius Maada Bio now faces uncomfortably resemble those he flung at his predecessor, President Ernest Bai Koroma, during his presidency. Maada Bio suspended the highly respected Auditor-General, Lara Taylor-Pearce, in November in a move that dismayed civil society supporters of good governance.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1638 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.