The Economic and Organized crime organization, (EOCO) has invited former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance And Small Loans Center, MASLOC, Sedina Tamakloe-Attionu.
She is expected to answer questions over some alleged irregularities that occurred at MASLOC under her tenure.
Unaccounted for money running into million of cedis disbursed as loans is also expected to feature in the investigations.
The meeting has been scheduled for Monday May 8,2017 at 10 am.
But the former CEO and former NDC parliamentary candidate will not be able to attend the May 8 meeting, her lawyers have indicated.
In a statement to media houses, her lawyer, Victor Adawudu, says Mrs. Attionu is "out of the country on an important family assignment".
The statement does not indicate her return but assured the former government appointee will cooperate fully when she returns.
She warned media houses against the publication of defamatory stories vowing to 'forcefully' defend her reputation if need be.
Madam Tamakloe joins a list of members of the John Mahama-led NDC government to have been invited by the anti-graft since the NPP came to power.
Sedinam Tamakloe picutred here with President Mahama to cut the tape to commission a government programme
The former Chief Executive of COCOBOD Dr. Stephen Opuni is being investigated by EOCO as well as the former president's brother, Ibrahim Mahama.
STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF SEDINA TAMAKLOE ATTIONU, FORMER CEO OF MASLOC
I, Victor Adawudu, attorney-at-law, issue this statement on behalf of Mrs. Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, former Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC).
Mrs. Attionu has been notified of a letter of invitation from the Economic & Organised Crime Organisation (EOCO) dated May 4, 2017, requesting for information pursuant to section 19 of Act 804/10, and to meet the Acting Executive Director of EOCO at 10am on May 8, 2017.
Mrs. Attionu is out of the country on an important family assignment. She has committed to full cooperation, without prejudice, immediately on her return. In her absence and until her return, her attorneys Lexkudoz Law Firm, will begin the process of engagement with EOCO.
We hereby caution all media houses and the general public that any attempt to denigrate Mrs. Attionu or soil her hard-earned reputation with insinuations, fabrications and or twisted commentary will be met frontally and forcefully with all the legal arsenal at our disposal.