Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire has a new all-Sierra Leonean management in place, after successfully emulating and taking over from the exemplary Kenyan-led management team headed by Mr. Tony Lungaho (Managing Director) and Angela Angwenyi (Operations Director) respectively.
Speaking at the auspicious and well-attended handing over ceremony held at AYV conference room on Thursday 14th June, 2018, Executive Chairman and President of AYV Media Empire, Ambassador Anthony Navo Jr. reminded staff of the company that the two Kenyans because of their international and outstanding experience in the area of broadcasting and management were contracted to move AYV forward and put it on sound footing to compete with other broadcasters internationally.
According to the Audit Service Sierra Leone (ASSL) 2016 report, internally generated revenue collected by the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) Headquarters was utilized without approval from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
The ASSL 2016 report stated that Section 51 (1) of the Public Financial Management Act 2016 states that: ‟ (1) Every personwhocollects,receives,orhasa custody of any public money shall promptly deposit it into a bank account in such manner and within such period as prescribed by the Accountant-General, and a person who is not authorized by a head of a budgetary agency to do so may not collect, receive, or have a custody of, any public money.”
AWOL members pose with cross-section of pupils and teachers of Alton Hope School after the formal ceremony
Chairman of All Works of Life Development Association (AWOL), Amb. Anthony Navo Jnr., has pledged that the organization would continue to complement the effort of the Government of Sierra Leone, especially in the area of education.
Speaking on Saturday, 16th June 2018, during celebration of Day of the African Child with pupils and teachers of the Alton Hope Primary and Secondary School at Old Wharf, Wellington, in the east of Freetown, Amb. Navo said AWOL has always put premium on education as the key to national development; hence their introduction of the Day of the African Child School Feeding and Awards Program.