DEMOCRACY AND NATIONAL INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA

AUTHOR: UMECHE, FRANCISCA OJIUGO

FROM: THE DIGNITY OF A FRENCH TEACHER: CELEBRATING PROF. JULIE AGBASIERE

Nigeria is a geographical landmass with over 250 ethnic groups or nationalities and in her over fifty-two years of independence from the colonial imperialist, she has experienced about twenty-nine years of military incursions into the polity leaving twenty-three years of intermittent civil rule. With the complexities of a multi-ethnic society and a democracy still grappling to stand on its feet, the promotion of National Integration in a democratic set up is, if anything, more urgent than anywhere else in the world. This article traces the origin of democracy and discusses the steps undertaken by Nigeria’s foremost statesmen to bring about National Integration in Nigeria. The article also identifies and discusses the effect of ethnic allegiances and government efforts at fostering National Integration.

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