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NOTICES & DOCUMENTS
Local Government Finance Department,Ministry of Finance and Economic Development,Ministerial Building, George Street Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Apr 9, 2013, 17:00

GOVERNMENT OF  SIERRA LEONE

PRESS RELEASE

 

Local Government Finance Department,Ministry of Finance and Economic Development,Ministerial Building, George Street Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tel: (232-79) 412875

Fax:(232-22) 228472

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THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES FOR THE INFORMATION OF HEAD TEACHERS, THE SIERRA LEONE TEACHERS UNION, PARLIAMENTARIANS, PARENTS, AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC, THAT THE GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE HAS REMITTED A TOTAL OF LE 6,280,490,000 (SIX BILLION, TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY MILLION, FOUR HUNDRED AND NONETY THOUSAND LEONES) TO THE BANK ACCOUNTS OF THE COUNCILS MENTIONED BELOW FOR THE PAYMENT OF SCHOOL FEES SUBSIDY FOR GOVERNMENT, GOVERNMENT ASSISTED,  AND COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOLS,  FOR THE THIRD TERM OF THE 2011/2012 ACADEMIC YEAR.

 

COUNCILS WILL IN TURN PAY THE AMOUNTS TO THE INDIVIDUAL BANK ACCOUNTS OF THE BENEFICIARY SCHOOLS. THIS PAYMENT IS BASED ON THE DATA CERTIFIED BY THE RESPECTIVE CHAIRPERSONS/MAYORS OF THE LOCAL COUNCILS. 

 

ON RECEIPT OF THESE FUNDS, LOCAL COUNCILS MUST DISPLAY THE DETAILS OF AMOUNTS, NAMES, ADDRESSES, ENROLMENT AND OTHER DETAILS PROVIDED OF THE BENEFICIARY SCHOOLS, ON COUNCILS NOTICE BOARDS, SCHOOLS NOTICE BOARDS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN ORDER TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

 

THE FOLLOWING PROVIDES DETAILS OF THE AMOUNTS PAID TO THE   COUNCILS, AND SCHOOLS ENROLMENT:

 

Signed:

 

ALHAJI B.E. SEISAY

SENIOR Deputy financial secretary (fiscal operations)

MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 



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