Majority of Kenyans feel that the country is headed in the wrong direction with corruption topping the list of the concerns.
According to a new survey by Infotrack Kenya, which was commissioned by the African Center on Open Government, 58% of those surveyed feel the country is going in the wrong direction while 29% feel that we are headed in the right direction.
Those who feel that the country is headed in the wrong direction cited corruption as the key concern with 73% saying that corruption increased in the last one year, with only one in 10 Kenyans having confidence in the ability of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to fight corruption.
The survey listed the National Police Service as the most corrupt institution with a prevalence of 89%, followed by county governments 78%. Corruption at the Deputy President’s Office stands at 51% while that of the Office of the President is 46.4.
Other issues that Kenyans want addressed are economy and insecurity.
The survey was conducted between May 31 and June 8.