concepts of democracy and governance have come to occupy a more “prominent
position in the discourse of national and international development”. They have
become key notions in which “citizens can have a more active role” which should
enhance their positive view of the “increase legitimacy of the state”. As a
matter of fact, both concepts are inseparable from the existential
characteristics of all political animals all over the world.
continue to determine the “democratic political arrangement” and, dictate the
landscapes and operational nerves of all civilized democratic polities in
today’s ICT-driven world particularly in terms of the functional performance of
the horizontal organs of government which have increasingly gained prominence
vis-à-vis public policy and responsive service delivery.