Prime Minister Andrew Holness is making it clear that he has no current dealings with the troubled Investment Firm, Stocks and Securities Limited, SSL.
In a statement Tuesday afternoon, the prime minister says he has no funds currently with SSL and he has not done any business with the entity since September 2021.
The prime minister is also making it clear that neither himself nor any member of his family, has ever borrowed from SSL or received any form of credit facility from the company.
Meanwhile, Mr. Holness says following a Cabinet meeting on Monday, he’s asked all ministers to check and disclose the status of any accounts or investment relationships their ministries or agencies may have with Stocks and Securities Limited.
The prime minister goes on to say he previously disclosed to the public in February 2016, that he held an investment brokerage account with Stocks and Securities Limited.
This account was opened in 2008 and has formed part of his statutory declarations since.
However, Mr. Holness says in September 2021, he liquidated the last remaining financial instrument managed by SSL on his behalf and gave instructions for the said account to be closed. ‘
The prime minister says he has no funds currently with SSL and has conducted no business with the entity since September 2021.