Ikuromo Margaret Oruan, Niger Delta Univesity, Lecturer

The Military and Constitution making: The Nigerian Experience

This paper compares the military involvement in Constitution making in Nigeria and the process of making the constitution in South Africa and Kenya. It analyses the effect of the process of constitution msking on the legitimacy of the constitution. It discusses the machinery adopted for public participation, highlighting the benefits. It concludes by making recommendation on the arguments developed throughout the paper.


About Ikuromo Margaret Oruan
Mrs Ikuromo Margaret Oruan hails from Bayelsa State in Nigeria. She studied law at the University of Jos, Plateau State from where she proceeded to the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2002. She has a Masters in Legislative Drafting from the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and lectures at the faculty of law, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State.

 

Draft conference paper can be accessed HERE. Note this is draft only not for quotation purposes.

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