Hanna Says She Has Nothing to Hide Following OCG Visit to Constituency Office


Embattled Member of Parliament for South East St. Ann, the People’s National Party’s Lisa Hanna, is declaring that she has nothing to hide after a team from the Office of the Contractor General visited her constituency offices yesterday as part of an investigation.

The anti-corruption agency is looking into activities at the St. Ann Parish Council and Miss Hanna’s constituency office.

Miss Hanna has told Nationwide News that mischief could be behind the report that has caused the Contractor General to visit her office.

Abka Fitz-Henley reports:

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Nationwide News understands that Hanna will be summoned to appear before Contractor General Dirk Harrison’s commission of parliament to answer questions.

A team of investigators turned up at the MP’s constituency office yesterday and reviewed files and computers.

Hanna, who’s also the PNP Region 1 Chairman and the country Youth and Culture Minister says she has nothing to hide.

Hanna has been facing backlash in her constituency from a number of influential forces, including some councillors.

Say says she unsure what prompted the Contractor General’s investigation, but it could be mischief.

Minister Hanna says the OCG team spent approximately 2-and-and-half hours at her office.

She says she has already responded to a number of queries from OCG investigators.

Abka Fitz-Henley is a multiple award-winning journalist who is currently the Senior Reporter at Nationwide News Network (NNN). His primary areas of focus are Court, Crime and Parliamentary proceedings. Fitz-Henley was recently recognized in the regional celebrity magazine publication Panache as “The Breaking News Boss”. At 21 years of age, following his 1st year in media, Fitz-Henley was recognized with the Young Journalist of the year award from The Press Association of Jamaica and went on to cop one of the country’s highest recognized journalism prizes, the Journalist of the Year Award. He’s also been awarded the prestigious Corporate Jamaica Broilers Fairplay 1st place Award for investigative journalism and is the recipient of the Caribbean Blog Award for coverage of the infamous Kartel murder trial. Fitz-Henley is also the recipient of the PM Youth Award for Excellence. Over the years, he has appeared as a guest on the BBC World Service and BBC London.