According to an Executive Mansion release, the report about the alleged improprieties was brought to the attention of President Sirleaf by the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Boima Kamara.
The Ministry of Justice has embarked on an investigation of the report based on the complaint of the Minister of Finance and Development Planning, and will make the findings available to the President. Details of the alleged improprieties will also be made public as the investigation unfolds.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs says government is currently reviewing the Internal Audit Agency’s Report on Presidential Appointees Payment to verify payments made to officials of government who were removed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
According to an Executive Mansion release, the review and verification investigation will also cover banking institutions holding Direct Deposit Salary Accounts for officials and employees of government. This will establish the utilization and/or availability of funds reportedly deposited into the various accounts.
Upon concluding the review and verification process, appropriate actions will be taken consistent with the findings of the exercise.
The Executive Mansion commends Mr. Amos Tweh who upon realizing the deposit of funds into his account months after leaving office reported the matter to the office of the President prompting the Internal Audit Agency’s investigation.