Bribery has become a way of
life in Nigeria, but the consequences of bribery is devastating and can cost
lives. Whether demanding a public service or simply commuting on the Nigerian
roads, bribery is the order of the day.
The survey on Corruption in Nigeria carried out by
National Bureau of Statistics with support from UNODC proves this. According to
- Total number of bribes paid to public officials in Nigeria
in 12 months is 82 Million Naira
- Total amount paid in cash bribes to public officials
in Nigeria in one year - NGN 402
- And the age group with highest prevalence of bribery 25-34 years
(36.4 per cent).
This is alarming and if youths, leaders of tomorrow
have imbibed this practice then the future for Nigeria is scary.
That is why Youth Alive Foundation and a consortia
of civil society partners have launched the Zero Naira Campaign aimed at reducing the prevalence of bribery in Nigeria
Zero Naira looks like a currency and will enable
citizens to confidently resist bribery. A symbolism to instill confidence in
citizens to say #NoShishi4Bribe. A tool for mindset reorientation aimed at
Join the National Anti-Bribery Campaign TODAY and
Report a bribe, Call or Text 0818-22222-58, or
email firstname.lastname@example.org or at www.MadACT.ng
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