ADEOSUN SAYS IKOYI CASH RECOVERY:WHISTLE-BLOWER IN NEXT BATCH OF PAYMENT

MINISTER of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said the Federal Government has not withheld any fund due to any whistle-blower.

Reacting to the issue of the whistleblower of the Ikoyi loot, Adeosun, in a statement in Abuja, said the ministry had in place, detailed procedures for processing payments due under the Whistle-blower Policy.

The procedures, she said, were designed to prevent abuse and legal disputes and to ensure the protection of the information providers.

The minister reiterated that the Whistle-blowing Policy of the Federal Government remained one of the successful initiatives of the administration, adding that government was fully committed to ensuring that all those who responded to the policy and partnered with the government in the recovery effort were paid in full and, most importantly, had their identities protected.

Tribune.