SLRSA transfers to RMFA at variance of over Le1bn for 2018

The Budget presentation of the Road Maintenance Fund Authority (RMFA) has showed that the Administration recorded Le4.3 billion (Le4,361,165,832) as against the transfer figures of the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA) of Le5.4 billion (Le5,436,055.41) actuals for 2018. These figures are in variance with what is recorded in the books of the two institutions and it also showed that for the first six months of 2019, SLRSA last week presented that they transferred Le2.6 billion as against RMFA’s receipt of Le1.6 billion. The lead facilitator from the Ministry of Finance, Alpha Bangura replied that it may be a reconciliation issue and that when the monies are paid it takes time. “I want to urge RMFA that for subsequent presentations they should ensure that they reconcile with SLRSA” he said. This variance was raised by Awoko Newspaper after the presentation of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Bashir Sherriff from the RMFA. Bangura who is the Director of PIP went further to state that the Act of both institutions are in contradiction as the primary argument is how much should SLRSA remit to RMFA.

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