A new cor­rup­tion case ev­ery week – Beppe Fenech Adami

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

The re­ported res­ig­na­tion of Philip Rizzo from the Foundation for To­mor­row’s Schools af­ter claim­ing cor­rup­tion showed how cor­rup­tion cases were con­tin­u­ing to fol­low each other ev­ery week, PN deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami said yes­ter­day.

Un­der this gov­ern­ment, cor­rup­tion cases are fol­low­ing each other with such reg­u­lar ra­pid­ity that peo­ple are even for­get­ting the pre­vi­ous cases, Dr Fenech Adami said on Ra­dio 101,

He re­called that last week it was re­ported that in­ter­fer­ence had led to the re­lease from ar­rest of a foot­baller who was be­ing held by the po­lice in Gozo over a se­ri­ous case of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence.

Malta Today re­ported yes­ter­day that Philip Rizzo, CEO of the Foundation for To­mor­row’s Schools, re­signed in protest over al­leged cor­rup­tion in the is­su­ing of di­rect or­ders for the ren­o­va­tion of schools.

Mr Rizzo in­formed the Prime Min­is­ter in Septem­ber. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der way by the po­lice and the In­ter­nal Au­dit and In­ves­ti­ga­tion Depart­ment.

Be­fore be­ing given his role as FTS CEO, Mr Rizzo had quit his job as chair­man of the Em­ploy­ment and Train­ing Cor­po­ra­tion fol­low­ing con­tro­versy over a com­ment posted on Facebook.

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