In the event that the University preliminary investigation indicates that a criminal offense may have been committed by an individual, the case shall be referred to the Police or Ethics Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) with the following minimum details;

  1. A summary of the allegations(s).
  2. A list of suspected offender(s) (where known).
  3. A chronological account of the facts giving rise to the allegation(s).
  4. A list incorporating details of witnesses or potential witnesses.
  5. Copies of relevant documents.
  6. Copies of all records of interviews, statements, depositions or affidavits obtained up to that point and in particular any written statement made by the subject of the investigation.

Staff members are encouraged not to make anonymous complaints in order to facilitate collection of further evidence if necessary. However, in situations where an individual does not want to review identity, corruption reporting can be done anonymously. If there is sufficient evidence to justify investigation of anonymous report, the investigation will be made based on the following;

  1. Seriousness of the issue at hand.
  2. Credibility of the complaint.
  3. Evidence provided during reporting.
  4. Prospects for external investigation.
  5. Fairness to the person being investigated.

An employee who suspects any form of corruption is required to discuss it with the immediate supervisor and such suspicions will be treated confidentially and investigated. If the employee does not wish to report to the immediate supervisor, the suspicion can be reported directly to supervisor’s superiors or to the University corruption prevention committee or the Vice-Chancellor.