Political Party Governance


Hon. (Dr.) Mohammed Wakil OON, FNIM, FCIA, CMC, FIMS (UK), FICRPC, ACIS, FCILG (USA)Lawyer, Notary Public, Chartered Secretary, Management Consultant, Chartered Administrator, Certified Corporate Governance Auditor/Evaluator, Fmr. Minister, Fmr. Legislator And Research Fellow University of Huddersfield UK

Images at the Official launching and public presentation of the Book attended by Highly Distinguished Personalities


This book examines the meaning, structure and organization of political parties from the perspective of an insider and key actor in the political process with great wealth of experience. The writer shares deep knowledge and first-hand experience of the political party processes of recruitment, mobilization, campaign and intra party dynamics, decision-making processes, and enforcement of party discipline. The evolution and development of a party platform are all enumerated in the book. It is a must handbook for all students of political science, public policy, law and members of the political class either as candidates, party leaders or members/ officers of electoral bodies.

The book is primarily intended to serve as a reference material for both theoretical and applied researchers working on party politics such as university students, political consultants and public officials in Nigeria and beyond. However, others who research on other aspects of in political science or public policy, will also find the book useful as well. It is intended as a practical guide to studying comparative political party governance. It traces the evolution of political parties in Nigeria and beyond, rich with case studies from Africa, America, Europe, and Asia. It looks at party structures, mode of leadership selection, and party dynamics. Furthermore, the book offers insight on party institutional rules (governance), how party politics works, the conflicts that arises and the outcomes of electoral contests across different contexts and political systems using examples from the author’s own research.


Mohammed Wakil is a Lawyer, Notary Public, Chartered Administrator, Corporate Governance practitioner, Arbitrator, Mediator, Management Consultant Specialist, Project management Consultant and has extensive experience at all levels in the field of politics having been attained the position of National Vice Chairman, North-East of the People’s democratic party In Nigeria. He was elected to the House of representatives and served as Majority Leader of the House. He was also the Minister of State, Power of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He is a fellow of various Institutes and International bodies. He lectures on political party Governance at Institute of Legislative and Democratic Studies, Abuja an affiliate of University of Benin, Nigeria and publishes articles on Corporate Governance, and Investment Law.

He was awarded the Honor of the Order of the officer of the Niger (OON), by the President of Nigeria among other awards. His full profile is on: www.mohammedwakil.com