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Democracy, our lofty dreams and crazy ambitions

John Okwoeze Odey

Democracy, our lofty dreams and crazy ambitions

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Published by Snaap Press in Enugu [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obasanjo, Olusegun,
  • Democracy -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn Okwoeze Odey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20715680M
    ISBN 109780491554
    OCLC/WorldCa51813121

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