Bribery has remained one of the country's most reported unethical conduct for quite a long period as per the information issued by the National Ethics and Corruption Surveys.
In the most recent survey conducted by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), it has been established that 50.3 percent of people who responded to the commission over the same had experienced or witnessed bribery in the public service offices visited before.
On that note, details reveal that Narok, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nakuru and Kisii counties are leading with the highest cases of bribery which amounts to 31.7%, 31.3%, 29.3% and 28.5% respectively. This's as per the survey concluded for the previous years excluding 2022.
On the other hand, the same report informs that incidences where people accept to pay bribes are highest in Mandera at 34.4 per cent. Narok is the second most in terms of bribery payments again with a percentage of 30.1 followed by Nakuru (26.7%) and Elgeyo Marakwet (25.8%).
On that regard, the Susan Wafula-led Ministry was ranked first with the highest prevalence of bribery at 18.8%, followed by the chiefs/village elder’s office (14.3%), registrar of persons (12.9%), civil registration (10.3%), public hospitals/dispensaries (9.3%), regular police (7.8%), Huduma Centers (7.7%), and the ministry of lands (4.5%). Others are shown below:
Content created and supplied by: CaptainCaptain (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More