By Funso E. Oluyitan
This ebook examines public oath taking as an anti-corruption procedure that has been carried out with profitable ends up in Nigeria and that has purposes for different nations suffering from related difficulties. the writer of the e-book is the founding father of organization of Nigerians opposed to Corruption (ANAC), the NGO that first piloted the oath taking program—in which individuals swear publically to not both take or obtain bribes. Drawing at the reviews of this system and interviews with a couple of ANAC members, the writer sheds gentle on a few of the dynamics that underlie corruption, the potential for oath taking, and the significance of grassroots efforts and person ethical enterprise as forces of change.
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P. 190) Notwithstanding such important caveats, Gyimah-Brempong concluded that corruption has a large negative and statistically signiﬁcant impact on the growth rate of income in African countries. 22 COMBATTING CORRUPTION AT THE GRASSROOTS LEVEL IN NIGERIA Ksenia (2008), focusing on developing countries, described three types of corruption: 1. Bureaucratic corruption when ofﬁcials take bribes before performing services; 2. Political corruption when elected politicians use their position of power to inﬂuence decisions after taking bribes; 3.
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