The Benefits Of Democracy, And Fair Democracy

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Register to read the introduction… Narrow it down further and you will see that every small community, every region, every part of an institution has its own manifestation or miniature counterpart of unjust rulings. In every sector of the society, there is always the oppressed, and it was in different forms. If we are going to trace and recall the rich history of our nation, it would just show that we have been browbeaten most of our lives. From the colonial periods, to the series of leaders that ruled us, up to this moment, when we were supposedly independent, free and democratic, we are still struggling very hard to perceive and experience the benefits of "... the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law and a regime of truth, justice, freedom, love, equality, and peace,..." to quote the Preamble of our 1987 …show more content…
However, it within the process of free and fair elections that citizen express there will through the elected representatives, hence such leaders are expected to elected in a free and fair elections and can only to removed from the office through the same process, therefore a person who intimidates, corrupt and threatens the citizens before or after election becomes an enemy of democracy. Free and fair elections must be open to adults and the losers are expected to accept the results. The body conducting the election exercise must be impartial, transparent and able to enforce the elector rulers especially the elector code of conduct, all parties and candidates should be treated equally without discrimination or favorer as such gives the public trust and confident. the election body should ensure that all contestants or candidate offering themselves for elections should have equal opportunity especially in use of public resources during the complains. It’s therefore important to note that the party in power will certainly enjoy certain advantages in fields of government resources use of existing administrative structures and use of public media in this regard such advantages should be checked and remitted to try and ensure that all interested parties in the political arena enjoy the same privileges. Finally it’s the responsibility of every voter to ensure that election is a success. Such can only be achieved when the election process is free from barebelly intimidation and violence hence, making it transparent, free, fair and credible

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