On Friday 8th August, Security experts and the National Security Adviser, Dasuki Sambo, Ambassador Ade Adefuye , Prof. Robert Rotberg , Nigerians in the diaspora and friends of Nigeria, met at Harvard University`s Radcliffe Institute of Advance Study to reflect on Nigeria security situation and proffer solution. Here are the pictures.
The essence of good governance is to effectively lead and guide the instruments of the State to meet the needs of citizens, effectively balancing present needs while anticipating future trends. The ability to optimally achieve these balances is what defines good governance.
If good governance is difficult to achieve under normal conditions, it is even more difficult today in Africa with the advent of global terrorism and insurgency. In this paper, I intend to show how much more complex it has become in the post-modern era of instability to deliver good governance. I will also offer some examples of how we in Nigeria are trying to accelerate our effectiveness under highly complex circumstances.
Basic Challenge in Governance
It is important first to understand the very basic challenge of governance in a developing country. The needs and aspirations of citizens are often so diverse that good governance
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