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The effect of godfatherism in Nigeria political system and election process
Mid Sweden University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Electing representatives into government is the basis of democracy. In a democratic country, people are supposed to have the final say on who governs the affairs of the country. This work focuses its study on how godfathers in Nigerian political system influence the electioneering and electing of representatives into government. The study examined the forms of godfatherism, what promotes it and its effect in the Nigerian political and election process based on conversational interview research method to get information from 5 reputable elites in Nigeria. The study shows that godfatherism is an imperative aspect of the Nigerian political system and election process.

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2019. , p. 35
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Political Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:miun:diva-36789OAI: oai:DiVA.org:miun-36789DiVA, id: diva2:1340840
Subject / course
Political Science ST2
Educational program
Social Science Programme SSAMG 180 higher education credits
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2019-06-04

Available from: 2019-08-06 Created: 2019-08-06 Last updated: 2019-08-06Bibliographically approved

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