The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has explained the rationale behind its new policy that potential whistleblowers must take oath before filing petition.
The anti-graft agency introduced the process that compels a whistleblower to sign undertaking, including taking an oath, before filing allegation of corruption, to check unfolding abuse of the policy.
Zonal head, Kano office, Garba Dugum, revealed this yesterday in Kano at a training workshop on budget tracking and project monitoring for civil society organisations (CSOs) in northern Nigeria.
Dugum, who lamented series of petitions filed by supposed whistleblowers, which were later found to be false declaration, insisted that EFCC deemed it pertinent to initiate the new policy to check needless allegations. Read more