Kenya has 47 counties and they are all allocated funds from the National government. According to the recent survey Wajir was found to be the most corrupt county in Kenya. Among the parameters used were easy of obtaining attender, Seeking employment, seeking government funds and accountability in money expenditure.
Most counties could not account for their expenditures, the Auditor general earlier own revealed that most counties could not account for their expenditures and county funds were channeled towards corrupt dealings.
Tenders in these counties have been reported to be awarded unfairly with applicants having to part with money before they can be a warded with tenders. Tribe and politics also play a major role in determining who gets the tender.
Counties that were found most corrupt had reported high cases of applicants being asked for money to get employed. Seeking employment in these counties is almost impossible as one has to bribe to be considered. Tribalism also was reported to be high while seeking for employment. Applicants deemed to be outsiders were less considered while those close to the tribe in leadership are given first priority.
Seeking for government services also saw bribery being involved. The Info Track report revealed that most respondents admitted having had to bribe for them to be either attended to on time or receive the services they sought. Among the offices reported high bribery cases are, The police,the Registrar of Persons and Lands offices
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The findings revealed that 94.2% of Kenyans do not report corruption practices. Only 5.8% come out to report
Most Corrupt Counties In Kenya
However there are some counties that recorded low level of complains when it comes to seeking government funds, Seeking employment, and tenders.
The least corrupt counties in Kenya
- Tana River
- Elgeyo Marakwet
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