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E-Democracy:A Panacea for Enhanced Participatory Democracy(Nigeria in Perspective)

Ayo, C. K. E-Democracy:A Panacea for Enhanced Participatory Democracy(Nigeria in Perspective). E-Democracy:A Panacea for Enhanced Participatory Democracy(Nigeria in Perspective). pp. 8-17.

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Abstract

This paper examines the voting patterns in Nigeria since independence till date, the growth of ICT in the country and its it~influence on the democratic process. and the readiness and prospects of e-democracy in influencing participatory democracy particularly in terms of increasing the number voters. The data used for the research was collected through online source from the Nigerian Communications Commission site and the Nigeria Congress Organization site among othera. The resulting dato was analysed using simple statistical methods and results presented pictorially. Findings revealed that the success of e-governmental and e-democracy is largely dependent of' the growth of' ICT, which is still at its lo west ebb in the country.If the appropriate infrastructure is made available to implement e-democracy, it will arouse the interest of the populace in governance , increase the numbers of voters, and enhance transparency, probity and accountability, and participation in governance as well as help stabilize the nascent democracy

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2014 17:17
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2014 17:17
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2130

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