Bright Okpocha a Nigerian comedian, who is also known as Basketmouth stated that whistleblowing is a professional, good and lucrative business in Nigeria.
He said that ordinary whistle blowing has been turning people into millionaires in Nigeria. The comedian posted this on his Instagram page, on Friday.
According to him, “Who knew whistle blowing will be a lucrative business in Nigeria? ordinary whistle don de turn people to millionaires overnight. Not oil business anymore”.
Recently, the Nigerian government had promised to pay the whistle blowers who can provide information to the anti-corruption agencies on where the stolen money of the country has kept.
It was reported on Monday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) uncovered N250 million from the popular Balogun Market in Lagos, which the owner of the cash could not be identified.
Wilson Uwujaren who is the EFCC’s Spokesman stated the discovery of the huge cash is due to information that the whistle blower has given to the organization.
However, based on reports on Wednesday, the EFCC discovered $38m, N23m and £27,000 in Ikoyi by yet another Whistle blower. What a huge sum of money.