Byline: Chidi Anyaeche
IT is now apparent, indeed very apparent to any serious observer of Nigerian affairs, that present day democracy is failing or has failed, depending on which side of the divide one is operating from.
The body of evidence on ground says it all; hence, I will not dwell further on this statement of fact.
The main cause of the problem however, is that most of the leaders are ill-prepared and not cerebrally equipped for the high offices they are now occupying. They found themselves there by pure chance, by non-quantitative speculation, by a poke in the dark and that is why besides eroding the treasuries of their respective ministries, states or parastatals, they have nothing else to offer their people except cheap propaganda.
That is why a state governor will embarrassingly …