The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) launched an online App called Eagle Eye, designed to enable easy reporting of financial crimes by members of the public.
Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the Chairman of the commission, warned against false information that could mislead the agency in its investigations and he said the full weight of the law would be brought to bear on purveyors of misleading information.
The chairman said informants wishing to provide verifiable tips and leads to aid its investigation are free to come under the whistle blower policy of the federal government.
“It is wrong to mislead the commission. Anybody that has malicious intent in the process of giving information to us will be dealt with according to the law”, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa said.
The App will be the first by any law enforcement agency in Nigeria, as a product of ingenuity by a staff of the commission.
According to the EFCC Bawa, the initiative is a clear demonstration of his pledge on assumption of office, to run an agency that is technology-driven.