Robin Sykes Resigns From FID To Take Up IMF Post


The Financial Investigation Division, FID, has a new boss.

Nationwide News understands that Attorney-at-law, Robin Sykes, has resigned as Chief Technical Director of the agency.

It’s understood that Mr. Sykes has been recruited by the International Monetary Fund, IMF, where he’ll be taking up a new job.

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, is expected to announce the departure of Mr. Sykes and the appointment of new head today.

The FID is an agency of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service which is tasked to investigate financial crimes.

When contacted this afternoon by our news center, Mr. Sykes declined to comment.

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.

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