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Bureaucratic corruption in the administration of military pension in Nigeria

JO Nweke


Corruption is a social problem that demands critical attention. This paper sees corruption as an offshoot of the lapses of bureaucracy in both private and public work sector. It is discovered to be more prominent in government establishments as formal organizations. The revealing negative effects of corruption are heavy on the society since corruption hinders development at all levels of governance. The citizens suffer heavy loses too. The paper reveals that the military pensioners suffer denial, neglect and are not cared for because of the bureaucratic lapses of government. The paper recommends among other things a less bureaucratic measure which will work towards ensuring that pensions are delivered to the retirees on time and as at when due. This measure will build hope on both the serving and retired personnel in all sectors of the Nigerian economy.

Key Words: Bureaucracy, Pension, Military, Corruption, Bureaucratic failure

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