Yar'Adua's Rule of Law

Adedoyin Jolaade, Omede (2009)

Book chapter

The rule of law presupposes that no person or particular branch of government may be above the laws of the land. In Nigeria, the rule of law mantra was regarded as a concept that only existed on the pages of Dicey's book. "The Study of the Law of the Constitution". This perception has since changed because when President Yar'Adua assumed office in May of 2007, he directed his energies toward the pursuit of his "famed" seven point agenda, which included among other things, the rule of law...