Report graft and get rewarded.
Report graft and get rewarded stated the ethics and anti corruption commission.
The commission has promised that anyone who helps them to fish out the corrupt or anyone breaking the law will be paid.
They stated that their toll free number( 1551) is active throughout the working hours; Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
EACC stated,”We guarantee Kenyans of availability during the stipulated hours. Though there are cases when technology might fail, Kenyans should keep calling.”
The commission further promised privacy of the whistle blowers that is their anonymity, they do not have worry of being recognized.
The commission said,”We provide anonymity to all whistleblowers, we value their safety. However, there are some cases that require more information but even in these cases we do not disclose the identity.”
The ethics and anti- corruption commission further revealed that a whistleblower protection bill is in parliament awaiting passing.
The bill entails that a whistleblower will be rewarded ten per cent of the value of the asset.
The bill states,”whistleblower whose disclosure results in the recovery of any amount of money or asset shall be rewarded from the fund-where the money is recovered, with ten percent of the money recovered.”
“Notwithstanding, the Commission may in cases where it is just to do so, grant monetary reward to a whistleblower whose disclosure does not fall within subsection (a) or (b).” The bill added.