Oyo to pass whistleblower protection law


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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says the state will soon pass the whistleblower protection law to make the job of its anti-corruption agency easier.

Makinde disclosed this on Tuesday during a training workshop organised for board members, management and members of staff of Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYACA) in Ibadan.

The News of Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the personnel were trained by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

The governor, who was represented by the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo SAN, said the law would act as a motivating factor of getting information from the people.

Makinde said the state would support OYACA in terms of logistic and operational mechanisms to ensure that the agency achieved its aims and objectives.

He said “There is regime of law that you pass to complement each other in securing financial management and control of the state.

“We will be…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper