disadvantages or limitations of multiparty system

11 Disadvantages or limitations of multiparty system

The following are disadvantages of the multiparty system.

  • Multipartism tends to divide the people on tribal, regional and sectarian line.
  • It tends to sharpen the struggle for personality and group dominance rather than policy implementation.

  • Multipartism is a foreign system, which does not conform to the aspirations of independent Africa.
  • It encourages the politics of destabilization.
  • Political statements deadlocks on debates and tensions become too common.
  • Decisions take too long to be made and implemented.
  • Encourages use of violence in a state since opposition party members will be regarded as traitors by the government. The government will be regarded as oppressors by the opposition.


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