FG Launches Whistle Blower Hotline
The Federal Government has launched a toll-free whistle blower hotline to track down fraudulent activities of facilitators and beneficiaries of the National Social Investment Programme.
This is in a bid to eliminate corruption in the NSIP scheme.
Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister in charge of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, said her office will work with the social investment office and the ICPC to fight against individuals or groups that are sabotaging government's efforts at reducing poverty in Nigeria.
Reacting to the initiative, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, Maryam Uwais noted that the whistle blowers hotline will further address issues of corruption which were rife in local government areas.
She added that the National Social Investment Programme has helped a great deal to address malnutrition, poverty, unemployment and boost the Agricultural value of chain.
Nigerians are now encouraged to report all suspected corrupt acts to 080022554272.