Corruption tops citizens concerns-Infotrak

By KBC Reporter.

72 percent of Kenyans have no trust that the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission have the nerve to fight graft in the country.

The latest survey conducted by pollster Infotrak cited bribery as the most common form of corruption in the country, with the police force leading in graft.

According to the recently concluded survey, 73 per cent of the Kenyan population feels that corruption is on the increase.

The survey that was conducted between the 31st of May and the 5th of June revealed that bribery was the most common form of corruption in the country, with 88 percent of Kenyans citing the police force as the most corrupt.

35 percent of Kenyans however said they feared reporting bribery cases on account of the repercussions.

The survey sponsored by the African Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) also revealed that a majority of Kenyans have little faith in the ability of bodies like the Ethics and Anti-corruption commission to fight corruption with only 38 per cent confident in the commission’s ability to fight corruption

The three topmost issues that Kenyans want the Jubilee government to work on are: The Economy; 65%,

Corruption; 53% & Insecurity; 39%.

In regard to the economy, four key areas were raised: Unemployment and jobs, high cost of living

Vs poor income and poverty. Education and Infrastructure ranked fourth and fifth with 29% and 23.1% respectively

About AfriCOG

Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) is an independent non-profit organization whose governance and anti-corruption reform initiatives are aimed at addressing the structural causes of Kenya’s governance crisis while facilitating permanent civic more

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