An investigation has been officially launched into the controversial, Myron Walwyn-led Elmore Stoutt High School perimeter wall project.
Following a special Auditor General’s report stating that the education ministry did not comply with the government’s Public Finance Regulations — laws that govern such projects, police conducted a preliminary ‘scoping exercise‘ to ascertain whether a full-blown criminal investigation was warranted.
While answering follow-up questions from BVI News on Thursday, Police Commissioner Michael Matthews said: “We have scoped the issues raised in the Auditor General’s report and we are now in the early stages of an investigation.”
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Coupled with the accusation that the education ministry did not comply with Public Finance Regulations, Auditor General Sonia Webster also accused the ministry of producing ‘false’ information to the government’s treasury department in relation to the project.
Walwyn no longer serves in pubic office because he was not re-elected during the 2019 General Elections which concluded on February 25.
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