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Consequences of Unethical Behaviour

CASE 4 - Public Official soliciting bribes in the exercise of his functions
Mr Y is the Director of Good Builders Ltd and his company has been allocated a contract to build a new market in a town. A town engineer, Mr Z, was assigned the task of overseeing the works done. Mr Z requested for a meeting with Mr Y, and at the said meeting he made it clear to Mr Y that all the claims for the works done would have to be cleared by him first, before being sent to the Finance Department for payment. Mr Z then stated to Mr Y that,” Si ou donne moi Rs 100,000 mo passe ou claim facile, mo pas pou faire ou la vie difficile.”