EFCC has recouped N527 billion, €46.74 million, €140.47 via whistle blowing tactics – Ibrahim Magu – Ibrahim Magu, Acting Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency recouped over N527 billion, 53 million dollars & €140.35 by the way of the Whistle Blowing tactics as at May 2018.
Magu, represented by Usman Muktar, an official of the EFCC in the Port Harcourt Zone, made the announcement on Thursday at a Town Hall Meeting coordinated by the African Center for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) in Port Harcourt labeled “Whistle Blowing and Fight against Corruption in Nigeria.”
Magu said the problem of fraud was quick turning into a hydra-headed beast & a worldwide burden & asked Nigerians to stay focused on the battle against fraud by utilizing the whistle blowing arrangement as one of the devices to battle fraud in the nation.
“The EFCC has, as at May 2018, recovered over N527 billion, 53 million dollars and 122.89 pounds through the Whistle Blower Policy.”
“More successes are being made and the response by members of the public to the policy have been very encouraging,” he stated.
The EFCC head said that whistle blowing is extremely about fraud recognition & announcing it & it was one of the reasonable methods for fighting the hazard of fraud henceforth, the demand for cooperation effort by all.
In a similar method, Chido Onumah, Coordinator of AFRICMIL, said as a feature of endeavors to guarantee responsibility & great administration, it likewise started the Corruption Anonymous Initiative (CORA) to additionally increase knowledge about the administration’s whistle blowing arrangement, build open belief & backing for the strategy
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