A DISCUSSION PAPER ON COMMUNITY ACCOUNTABILITY STRAGIES, DURING A DEMOCRACY CLINIC AT AMUMARA, EZINIHITTE MBAISE, IN IMO STATE, (2011)
EGAL FRAMEWORK FOR RECALL OF ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES
IGWE CHIDI INNOCENT
Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights
From the days of early man, societies have craved for a system of organizing themselves that ensures peaceful coexistence for their social wellbeing. The evolution of democracy, often referred to as the best system of government, seems to have answered these quests and has offered the citizens the process of electing Representatives as trustees to the people.
Leadership has been described as the process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.
“Powerful people will not educate powerless people, because that will mean taking away power from them. The aim of powerful people is to remain powerful by any means necessary” – John Henrik Clark.
There is two clear senarios to situate this great revelation by John Henry Clark in relation to the much touted vision 2020. (more…)