Representative government, also known as indirect democracy, is defined as a government of elected representatives of the people. Those elected, through organised elections, rule on behalf of the people and with every assurance that their interests will be enhanced and protected.
Representative Government in Nigeria
Representative government is a form of government in which the people exercise power indirectly through their elected representatives. As direct democracy practised in the Greek City States is no longer possible in modern states, some form of representation in government becomes absolutely imperative.