The Economic and Organised Crime Office has extended an invitation to the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Sedinam Tamakloe Attionu in connection with some investigations into her tenure.
She was supposed to appear before EOCO on Monday May 8, but a statement issued by her lawyer, Victor Adawudu said she was currently out of the country and cannot honour the invitation in person.
EOCO is said to be probing some irregularities in connection with the disbursement of loans to some beneficiaries by MASLOC during Mrs Attionu’s tenure.
Below is a copy of the statement issued by her lawyer
STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF SEDINA TAMAKLOE ATTIONU, FORMER CEO OF MASLOC
I, Victor Adawudu, attorney-at-law, issue this statement on behalf of Mrs. Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).
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Mrs. Attionu has been notified of a letter of invitation from the Economic & Organised Crime Organisation (EOCO) dated May 4, 2017, requesting for information pursuant to section 19 of Act 804/10, and to meet the Acting Executive Director of EOCO at 10am on May 8, 2017.
Mrs. Attionu is out of the country on an important family assignment. She has committed to full cooperation, without prejudice, immediately on her return. In her absence and until her return, her attorneys Lexkudoz Law Firm, will begin the process of engagement with EOCO.
We hereby caution all media houses and the general public that any attempt to denigrate Mrs. Attionu or soil her hard-earned reputation with insinuations, fabrications and or twisted commentary will be met frontally and forcefully with all the legal arsenal at our disposal.