Ministry of the Presidency official Shariff sent on leave pending SOCU investigation

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Presidency (MOTP), Omar Shariff has been sent on leave by Minister of State, Joseph Harmon, a release from MOTP said today.

In a letter dated June 30, 2016 to Shariff, Minister Harmon wrote, “You will recall having informed me that you are now the subject of an investigation by the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) of the Guyana Police Force”.

The Minister, therefore, informed Shariff in that letter that he should proceed on his Annual Leave from July 1, 2016 to enable him to fully cooperate with the investigation.  Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communities, Abena Moore will take up the role of Acting Permanent Secretary at MOTP.

 

Omar Shariff
Omar Shariff

 

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