More automation will lessen rampant corruption

Whenever human beings are integrated in a process, there is a high likelihood of corruption.

Nigeria now ranks 146th out of 180 countries in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, slipping from the 136th place it occupied in 2015. Nigeria scored 26/100 and Transparency International says, “To end corruption, we [must] promote transparency, accountability, and integrity at all levels and across all sectors of society.”

The Breeding Ground

Two things are important for corruption to thrive one is monopoly or asymmetry of information. The other condition is monopoly of discretion. Where one party can take a decision without being checked.

So, if anybody in leadership is saying that they are fighting corruption either by hounding people or by making senseless noise, they have not started anything because we know that the solution is clearly different from that.

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