By Mustapha Ezekiel Dumbuya
Pastor Samuel Sesay of Mount Zion Deliverance Praise Ministry, residing at Grafton, has been involved in government free duty waiver fraud under his Ministry.
According to investigation carried out, Pastor Samuel Sesay has been clearing several containers of goods owned by business people under the Mount Zion Deliverance Praise Ministry in the name of free duty waiver.
This criminal syndicate came against the backdrop of Sierra Leone’s government, through the Ministry of Finance, which has given the privilege and immunity in terms of free duty waiver to humanitarian organizations, Deplomatic missions including the UN Agencies among few others.
Pastor Samuel Sesay, a Man of God of Mount Zion Deliverance Praise Ministry, has been defrauding the State through his Ministry by allowing business tycoons to evade taxes and custom duty, investigation reveled.
Sources also revealed that Mr Rakesh had already reported Pastor Samuel Sesay for duping him a whooping sum of (Le600, 000,000) six hundred million old Leones for the offloading of 3×20FT container at the Freetown Terminal that has been sized by the Port.
The deliberate act being carried out by the Man of God has the tendency to undermine and deprive the State especially the government of president Bio that has been struggling to increase revenue generation.
Pastor Samuel Sesay of this church ministry has denied some of the allegations.