How best to use innovation to fight corruption: 2 Case Studies
Idea to Value
DECEMBER 2, 2018
In one case I remember vividly from 2015, Nigeria’s former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was arrested for allegedly stealing $2bn [Ed: Yes, that’s a billion with a B] by awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets and ammunition. A recent study by the World Economic Forum also illustrated how corruption harms innovation. Case Study 1: Afghanistan Police being paid to their mobile phone. Corruption is a huge problem.