Monrovia: The Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI) has received the resignation of letter of the Bank’s President/CEO Mr. Deo Z. Delaney over report of inaccurate academic qualifications.
According to a statement released by the LBDI yesterday evening, Mr. Delaney, has now been replaced by Mark Akwenah Nyeamene, Jr. as acting President of the of Liberia Bank for Development and Investment.
“It has come to the attention of the Board that there were inaccuracies in the academic qualifications supplied to the recruitment firm. As a result of this anomaly, Mr. Delaney has tendered in his resignation which has been accepted by the Board,” the statement added.
His resignation comes on the heels of exposure by renowned anti-academic frauds activist, Martin Kollie, citing that the immediate past President of the LBDI falsified the profile of an Irish citizen who published only 3 articles in HuffPost since 2017.
Minutes after Delaney‘s letter of resignation was confirmed, activist Kollie inked on his widely visited Facebook page, calling for the prosecution of Mr. Delaney on academic crime charges.
“The Fraudster in Deo Delaney is out. He has resigned. It is time for him to be prosecuted. He needs to pay back every cent that he ever received as LBDI former President/CEO,” Kollie stressed.
The LBDI is however encouraging the public to accord Mr. Nyeamene the due courtesy in the performance of his duties while the Board takes the next steps to recruiting a new President/CEO.
“Effective December 6, 2022, the Board has designated Mr. Mark Akwenah Nyeamene, Jr. the General Manager/CEO, as President Acting President/CEO of LBDI.”
The LBDI among other things assured its many customers, potential investors and other stakeholders that the Bank remains strong in its operation and those depositors’ funds are safe and secured.
The statement, under the signature of its Board Chairman, Samuel D. Tweah Jr., discloses that: “Also, LBDI continues to retain a competent and highly dedicated workforce to deliver the excellent banking services it is known for.”
This link: https://www.huffpost.com/author/deo-delaney as posted on Kollie’s Facebook page revealed that the bearer of the name Deo Delaney is from Ireland and the head of EU and International Trade, British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark.
Writes; Varney Dukuly