In a stinging interview with the Today Newspaper this week, Honourable Ahmed Afif, member of the Finance and Public Accounts Committee (FPAC) of the National Assembly, gave the country a preview of the findings of an FPAC investigation in the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). He hinted that the findings look pretty serious. True to his words, a report of the investigation into alleged embezzlement of funds by high officials of the FIU, namely the Irish, submitted by Wavel Ramkalawan exposed flagrant violation of financial rules and abuse of powers by the Irish oligarch.
While Afif vividly denounced those practices, he failed to mention that the FIU was created under his watch as PS of Ministry of Finance in June 2006 and a lot of the invoices or spending done without the appropriate invoices would have been recommended for approval by him, Mr. Ahmed Afif, the Accounts officer. Ahmed Afif claimed that no one dared question the practices of the Iris…
The former deputy minister of Finance, Ahmed Afif is feeling the heat now that his record
in government is being scrutinized and questioned. Afif is the deputy leader of the Lalyans
Seselwa and also one of the leaders of the LDS. He has been penciled into represent
LDS in the safe seat of Anse Etoile which is also the most populated electoral district
in the Country.
Ahmed Afif is also likely to be the de-facto leader of LDS when Wavel Ramkalawan
is struck off the electoral register for admitting electoral fraud under oath. That will make
Afif the first Muslim leaderof a political party in Seychelles, which will be a historic
occasion, proving that the Seychellois People fully embrace religious tolerance.
Ahmed Afif’s claim to fame is that he was the number two to VP Danny Faure
in the Ministry of Finance when the country was bankrupt in 2008. Afif was the
intelligent face of the regime with regular appearances on television defending
questionable decisions and re-assuring the popul…
Mr Andre was a key partner to Quatro MPN, both in assisting in forming the “holding company” in Seychelles, registered in 2008 and in providing providence for the false companies and businesses the Quatro MPN was conducting.
In October 2010 Mr Andre attended a Quatro MPN leadership meeting in person in Manchester, United Kingdom meeting and encouraging the business plan that Quatro MPN had laid forward. He ensured possible and current investors that Quatro MPN had gained approval by the Seychelles government to start a legally correct and registered bank in Seychelles.
The fact that Mr Andre was a former member of the national assembly in Seychelles (in 2007) added extra weight to his claims and no one doubted that the bank was approved and would be a big part of the investments made in Quatro MPN by the auspicious general public.
With his position as lawyer his words was the “stamp of approval” for many to invest in Quattro MPN and its fraudulent business activities.
Mr Andre sits o…