Who can make a report?
What are the whistleblowing channels?
Blowing the Whistle
‘If you sniff unprofessional conduct, behaviour or fraud, around you, what should you do? “Reach out for the whistle and blow it!”
Blowing the whistle on fraud or any irregularity encourages moral responsibility and helps eradicate misconduct or bad habits.
Silence or inaction in the face of fraud or irregularities has a price that may be too high to pay in the long run, hence the need to always blow the whistle when the need arises.
There are several reasons why you should whistle blow in the face of fraud or irregularities. These include;
- the need to fight fraud and fraudulent activities
- reduce the risk of harm to staff and the organization,
- promote good
Whistle blowing is also a confidential means of exposing fraud, and compels investigation into any allegation to keep the organization profitable.
Whistle blowers are well protected and rewarded because of their importance to the survival of the system.