By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief
The whistleblower whose tips led to the recovery of the Osborn Villa loot will be paid this month, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has assured.
Her position was contained in a statement by her Special Adviser, Media, Mr. Oluyinka Akintunde, yesterday, following inquiries by Vanguard.
She said that the payment due to the whistleblower was being processed and would be paid in the next batch, which according to her, would be effected within this month.
The minister explained that the process for payment of reward to whistleblowers included being sure that such funds had no legal encumbrances, a request from the agency that recovered the funds, as well as, steps to identified and protect the whistleblower.
The statement reads in part, “The attention of the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi…
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