Nairobi, Jan. 23 -- Archbishop Eliud Wabukala tells a story of how early in his ministry, a senior bishop of the Anglican Church of Kenya posted him to a small remote parish in Mount Elgon.

Aware of the treacherous terrain in the area and the dreariness of village life, he found his new posting underwhelming.

But he had no choice but to take up the assignment at the outpost.

''Where there are human beings, I will work. I went there and worked. Those people are still my friends,'' says the outgoing chairperson of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

Archbishop Wabukala, 72, is recounting the circumstances under which he accepted the offer for a volatile job at EACC even after all past occupants of the office fell by the wa...