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Leadership,Democracy and Development in Nigeria:A Study of Oyo State(2003-2011)

Joshua, Segun and Oni, Samuel O. and Agbude, G.A. (2012) Leadership,Democracy and Development in Nigeria:A Study of Oyo State(2003-2011). International Journal of Research in Arts and Social Sciences, 4. pp. 161-174. ISSN 2141-8349

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Abstract

This article presents a synergy between democracy and development in Nigeria with specific reference to Oyo State between 2003 and 2010 using leadership as a connecting factor. The main purpose is to interrogate the role of leadership in bringing about development in democratic governance. The article argues that, although development is often linked with democratic governance, however, the reverse is the case in Oyo state because of leadership corruption. It therefore, suggests the need to overhaul the entire electoral process so as to provide convenient platform for the emergence of visionary, effective, selfless, dynamic and people-oriented leaders to take over power.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leadership, Democracy, Development, Corruption
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2014 14:14
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2014 14:14
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2469

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