STENCH OF CORRUPTION HANGS OVER DROUGHT-HIT SOMALI REGION | 200 million birr is missing & 1.2 billion birr deficit
January 14, 2022
By Muktar Ismail Issack
As conditions worsen, regional government funds appear to have been misused.
The Somali region has been crippled by the rampant corruption of successive administrations that continues to harm people, hampering the delivery of basic public services and the ability of the government to help people affected by frequent humanitarian emergencies.
Many in the region perceive that government institutions are captured by elites who are disconnected from the needs of their constituents and a complicit in schemes that benefit the powerful at the expense of ordinary citizens.
The recent revelation that 200 million birr is missing from the regional government’s coffers and that the regional government ran an 1.2 billion birr deficit will further reduce trust in government institutions and worsen existing developmental challenges.
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