High Cost of Governance Worries Experts


Issa Aremu

Ugo Aliogo

Experts have decried the huge funds that go into democratic processes and running of elections which they described as “outrageous and prohibitive.”

They made this known during the just concluded 23rd annual conference of certified national accountants organised by the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) in Abuja.

The experts spoke on the topic: “Financing Liberal Democracy: Alternatives and Best Option.”

The Dean, Post-Graduate School, Nile University, Abuja and the Lead Discussant at the event, Prof. Nuhu Yaqub, called for a return to the way politics was played in the first republic to save costs.

“We need to cultivate democratic culture of allowing individuals to determine who they want to relate with and how they want to relate with them.

“Best way of financing liberal democracy is to…

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