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Vol 51 No 10

Published 14th May 2010

Sierra Leone

Anti-corruption chief quits

The resignation on 7 May of Abdul Tejan-Cole as Commissioner and Chief Prosecutor of Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) signals a growing malaise in the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma. In his two and half years in the post, Tejan-Cole has built a reputation as one of Africa’s most energetic and effective anti-corruption campaigners. Tejan-Cole told Africa Confidential that he had been given full political support from President Bai Koroma and that he would remain in the post as long he was able to make a difference.

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