Police retain usual tag of ‘most corrupt’
Majority of Kenyans say corruption has increased in the last one year as compared to previous years. Police officers remain the most corrupt, followed by immigration officers then provincial administrators at third position of the most corrupt government officials. A National Corruption Perception Survey conducted by the Ethics and Corruption Commission released yesterday found out that 61 per cent of Kenyans believe corruption levels have increased compared to last year's 50 per cent.
Police officers were mentioned by 34 per cent of the respondents that they demanded bribes to offer services followed by immigration officers at 14 per cent and provincial administrators at 11 per cent. The Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and Internal Security is perceived to be the most corrupt by 58 per cent of respondents followed by the Ministry of Lands at 19.3 percent and Ministry of Education at 19.1 per cent, the report says.