The Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs, of the Sierra

Leone Commercial Bank (SLCB), Victor T. Biandoma, Esq., has said in no

uncertain terms that it is the policy of the bank to take legal action against any staff caught in fraudulent activities. The bank’s Management has a non-compromising tolerance for any sort of fraud

committed by its staff and therefore does not sweep such acts under

the carpet.

He said the bank’s top priority is to maintain customers’ trust and

would continue to guarantee its valued customers’ that the bank does

not condone corrupt practices within its operations. The safety of

customers’ monies, etc., is assured, and SLCB will continue to lead as

the bank that has always remained serviceable to its community during

difficult times with no loss or to the detriment of its valued


Victor Biandoma, Esq., was responding to The Satellite in relation to

two SLCB staff members who were dragged to the court presided over by

Magistrate Mark Ngegba and remanded at the Pademba Road Correctional

Centre in Freetown.

He averred that no staff at SLCB was above the law and that the bank

would institute legal action against anyone that would fall short of

the law to protect customers and its integrity as the ‘People’s Bank.’

He further assured their esteemed customers of the protection of their

money, notwithstanding any legal suit taken against staff members for

alleged embezzlement or misappropriation of funds belonging to the

bank. “Since the history of the establishment of the bank, SLCB has

minimal theft matters dragged before the law court due to the robust

internal policies and controls instituted by management and its

board”, Victor concluded..

SLCB is a 100 per cent indigenous commercial bank with undisputed

leadership in the banking industry of Sierra Leone.

By Bah

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