La plante 4 analysis reaction nigerias poor

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La Plante 4 Analysis & Reaction: Nigeria’s poor infrastructure and political corruption has finally caught up with the nation, causing millions to suffer. Although Nigeria has one of the largest oil deposits, it lacks the support - political and public - to function correctly, leaving the general population to find new ways to heat food, cook and do other things that require a source of heat. In response to this, Nigeria’s forests are suffering. In order to heat their homes, Nigerians are chopping down firewood since they are not receiving oil. This will also affect the country’s economy in terms of foreign investment. Since “Bring Your Own Infrastructure” is encouraged, companies look past Nigeria and towards other countries for foreign investment. Many parts of Nigeria are suffering in response to the energy plants. Even though presidents have vowed to correct this wrongdoing, they have failed to bring the country up to par, leaving their citizens to fend for themselves. I think that the government should have taken quicker action regarding the energy plants and oil refineries. If they had done so, their people, economy, and forests would not have had to suffer. If Nigeria ever wishes to be considered a developed country as apposed to a developing country, they should strive to complete their projects such as improving infrastructure; as the government, they have an obligation to the people. This article relates to governing the economy because the government has attempted to privatize industry and make the oil and energy producing sector of the economy better than it is; government corruption is impeding this process. This article also relates to the democratic idea because the country is trying to establish itself as a
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La Plante 5 developed country and democracy, but again, corruption is making the process much more difficult.
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