(1)Voke Mgbonyebi Charles(2)Venerable F.C.A Emeni
(1)Dept of Political Science ( 2) Dept of History
College of Education, Agbor
This paper highlights the essence of good governance in government and the entrenchment of democracy in the Fourth Republic. A corollary of good governance is transparency in elections and choosing of representatives in the democratic system. The paper examines the electoral system in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic vis-a-vis the practice of democracy and proposes that for national development purposes, good governance and transparency are essential ingredients forentrenchment of democracy in Nigeria.
Key words: Good Governance, Transparency, Development, Fourth Republic.