Zonal head, Kano office, Garba Dugum, revealed this yesterday in Kano at a training workshop on budget tracking and project monitoring for civil society organisations (CSOs) in northern Nigeria. Represented by the head, economic governance, Kano office, Sani Mohammed, he reminded them the extent false declaration could damage reputation, insisting that EFCC was also conscious of engaging on needless litigation false petitions could ignite. “That was why EFCC introduced oath-taking by whistleblowers, to ensure that information given is correct. Professor Mohammad Fagge of Bayero University Kano (BUK) tasked the CSOs on independence and self-funding in the discharge of their duties. The professor of political science stressed that subjecting activities of CSOs to government or individuals’ sponsorship would reduce their objectivity.
Source: The Guardian June 13, 2019 05:15 UTC