His Excellency President Brig (Rtd.) Dr Julius Maada Bio has re-appointed Francis Ben Kaifala as COMMISSIONER OF THE ANTICORRUPTION COMMISSION for a 2nd Tenure commencing today, 29th June 2023.
His re-appoint is in pursuant to Section 4  of the Anti- Corruption Act, 2008 as amended in 2019.
According to the ACC Press Release, the renewal of tenure of the Commissioner was communicated by a re-appointment letter dated 19th June, 2023 , following his expiration of the first term on the 28th June, 2023.
The release states “The First five year-tenure of Commissioner Francis Ben Kaifala has seen Sierra Leone make remarkable gains in the fight against Corruption and recorded unprecedented progress in local and international corruption perception indexes and surveys including; the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Scorecard, the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, the Afro-Barometer Report, the Public Financial Management (PFM) Consortium National Corruption Perception Survey Report, etc. In the same vein, during the leadership of Francis Ben Kaifala, the ACC and Sierra Leone received many local and international accolades, laurels, awards and recognitions for efforts in the fight against corruption. In addition, the ACC made record convictions; recovered over Forty Five (45) Billion (Old) Leones cash; recovered vehicles, houses, and other immovables; and the period witnessed the construction and movement of the Commission into the Integrity House at Tower Hill; which now serves as the Commission’s new Headquarters Building in Freetown”
The Commissioner thank the Deputy Commissioner, the Board, Management and staff of the Commission.