Falana urges NASS to pass whistle-blowing protection bill


Femi Falana, a Human Right Activist, has called on the National Assembly to hasten the passage of the Whistle-blowing Protection Bill to facilitate the fight against corruption in the country.

Femi Falana

Falana made the call on Tuesday in Abuja at the National Stakeholders’ Summit on Whistle-blowing, organised by the African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRIMIL).

He said that the bill, when passed, would facilitate the fight against corruption by protecting persons with potential and reliable information on the war against corruption.

“The bill amongst other things aims at ensuring that persons, who make disclosures about corruption do not suffer reprisals in relation to such disclosures and are duly protected by the law,” he said.

The activist also called for proper implementation of the whistle-blowing policy, adding that it was the duty of every citizen to…

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