In May 29, 1999: Olusegun Obasanjo won Nigerian’s first free elections in 16 years. The former Nigerian Army general and military ruler oversaw a democratization process that defines the country’s political system to the present day.
Here are reasons DEMOCRACY is supposed to be the best form of government:
It allows for POWER DECENTRALIZATION.
It is an ACCOUNTABLE form of Government.
It promotes EQUALITY.
It fosters sound and quality DECISION-MAKING process.
The rights and interests of people are PROTECTED.
It establishes LEGITIMACY.
It enhances DIGNITY of citizens.
It reduces conflicts and wars.
It promotes high level of FREDDOM.
It increases CIVIC ENGAGEMENT.
It ensures smooth TRANSITION of Government.
It’s a FLEXIBLE system of Government.