Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Federal Government pays 20 whistleblowers N375.8m

The Federal admin has paid N375.8 million to whistleblowers that have made reachable the recovery of N11.6billion looted funds.

The Whistleblower policy makes it mandatory for the Federal running to pay whistle blowers 5% of any recovered loot. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeeosun, released a upholding this hours of daylight confirming the payment to the rotate whistleblowers. The avowal in share reads ...

“This payment is the first under the Whistleblower Policy,” the Minister for Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said in the statement. The payment underscores the commitment of the President Muhmmadu Buhari-led administration to meet its obligations to information providers under the Whistleblower Policy, which is an essential tool in the fight against corruption.”the statement read

The Identities of the beneficiaries were not revealed for security reasons. Adeosun in the assertion auxiliary that the Whistleblower unit has been opened at the Ministry of Finance and is mammal name officers from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), State Security Services (SSS), the Nigeria Police Force and Presidential Initiative coarsely Continuous Audit (PICA) and others.

The Whistleblower policy was launched in December last year

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