Challenges to true democracy: Poor policing and insecurity

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IN concluding this series, I will discuss the incidence of insecurity which has been a constant plague to Nigeria’s sustainable democracy. While it is indeed true that the provision and maintenance of public safety is one of the core functions of government, the standard is definitely higher in democracy because thepolitical office holders attained their respective offices through the mandate of the people. It is thereforeunconscionable that any democratic government will fail its core mandate of ensuring public security and safety.

 

The state of the nation’s insecurity

It is a regrettable irony that more Nigerians have lost their lives in democratic dispensation than under military…



Source: Nigerian Tribune

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