- The US may not be entirely free from electoral upheavals as experienced in Nigeria
- In fact, a Nigerian university don, Professor Isaac Albert, has claimed that what is unfolding in the US now constitute past problems in Africa
- According to Professor Albert, students of politics need to question the use of America as a perfect example for democracy
A professor of African History, Peace, and Conflict Studies, Isaac Albert, has made some serious claims and unfolded an analysis on the American electoral system, especially in the wake of the presidential poll in the country.
Professor Albert on Channels TV on Thursday, November 5, noted that the popular notion of using the United States (US) as standard and perfect example of democracy should be looked into again by students of political science.
He pointed out that issues like election violence, the use of unhealthy languages by candidates and the misuse of social media to spread misinformation are African experiences now unfolding in America.
Moreover, he stressed that there were several problems with elections in the US, decrying a situation in which the president was questioning the electoral processes and threatening to sue the leadership of the system even before the results were out.
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The professor said:
“This is the first time one will be witnessing a president actually challenging the process, even before the results are declared.
“President Trump is asking for recounting of the ballots in some states, he is asking that the counting of the ballots should even stop in some states, and he is preparing to go to court for results that have not been declared.
“So, in other words, he is questioning a process that might even make him a president because he could win at the end of the day. I think this is of deep interest to us.”
Meanwhile, Prophet T.B Joshua, the general overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) on Monday, November 2, made some predictions ahead of the ongoing US presidential election.
Although he did not make any prophecy on who would eventually win the much-talked-about poll, TB Joshua forecasted that Christians who were in full support of President Donald Trump would be disappointed in the end.
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