The 2019 Afrobarometer revealed that 1 in 4 Africans pay bribes to access basic services. The Afrobarometer report also showed that corruption affects certain groups of people more than others. In this episode, the Step Up Nigeria team answer three questions.
1. Why it is that young people and poor people are the most likely to pay bribes?
2. What factors have ensured that the most vulnerable in society are extorted?
3. What measures can be put in place to ensure that the young and the poor do not remain easy prey for corrupt people?
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