President Ernest Bai Koroma has appointed a new Deputy Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Corruption (ACC), in the person of Mr. Shollay Davies, subject to Parliamentary approval, a release from the anti-graft body said yesterday.
The release said further: “Prior to his new appointment, Mr. Shollay Davies was Director of Public Education and External Outreach of the Commission. He holds a Higher Teachers’ Certificate (HTC) from the then Milton Margai Teachers College (MMTC), a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree from the Njala University College and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Public Education and Management.
“He also has undergone several professional trainings, including but not limited to, Community Mobilization, Anti-Corruption and Fiduciary Management, within and outside Sierra Leone.
“The Deputy Commissioner designate was the first Director of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy Secretariat (NACS) in 2008 where he contributed immensely towards the initial roll out of the Strategy to the Public Sector. He has had a tour of duty in almost every Department of the Commission, spanning a period of 12 years, wherein he represented the Commission at public fora and international conferences.”
According to ACC Commissioner, Joseph Fitzgerald Kamara, Esq., the new Deputy Commissioner is a “performance driven executive with notable success in delivering impressive results.” He added that his immediate assistant has a proven acumen to “formulating long-term strategic policies and human resource development that have supported organizational efficiency and growth within the Commission.”