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Police Miss Out On Top 5, Here Is The List of Most Corrupt Public Institutions in Kenya

On Friday, December 30, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) published a graft survey report outlining how various government agencies fared.

The research revealed the public organizations where bribery is most common among clients.

Unexpectedly, the police department didn't make the top 5 on the list.

The police force has previously been listed as one of the most corrupt government organizations.

A comparable EACC report from 2018 placed Kenya Police as the institution with the highest prevalence of bribery at 23.8%, followed by the National Police Service Commission at 13.7%.

In a study compiled by the EACC in 2020, Kenya Police once more topped the list of the most corrupt government agencies.

According to the 2021 report, the Ministry of Health had the highest prevalence of corruption among public institutions at 18.5%.

Elders from the chief's village and the office of the registrar of persons were ranked second and third, respectively.

Institutions for public health and the Civil Registration Department held the third and fourth spots, respectively.

With a prevalence rate of bribery of just 7.8%, the Regular Police Force ranked sixth.

Huduma Centers, the Ministry of Lands, Constituency Development Fund Offices, and County Government offices are some of the other organizations that made the top ten list.

application/collection of Birth Certificate (14 per cent), processing of a bursary (6.9 per cent), processing a Police abstract (4.2 per cent), bailing of arrested individuals (4.1 per cent) and solving a land conflict (4 per cent).

In terms of overall corruption, the Interior Ministry came out on top with a 42.4 percent corruption rate, followed by the Health Ministry's 19.7 percent and the Ministry of Lands' 11.7 percent.

In terms of services, registering for, collecting, or renewing a national identification card was the service that was most likely to be corrupt (278.8%). (14.8 per cent),

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