Bad Leadership and Followership may result in the following:
(i) No Respect for Rule of Law: Bad Leadership and Followership may lead to blatant disregard for the rule of law.
(ii) Electoral Malpractice: It can also lead to thuggery, intimidation, snatching of ballot papers, and other ills during elections.
(iii) Increase in Insecurity: Poor attitudes and negative actions of leaders and followers endanger lives and properties in the state.
(iv) Corruption: Poor moral principles and debased conduct of followers and leaders await such a system.
(v) Unemployment: Bad Leadership and Followership may also lead to a dwindling economy which may force some businesses to close down therefore promoting unemployment.
(vi) No Investors: It can also result in local and foreign investors closing their investments and moving their business out of the country.
(vii) Poor Planning and National Development: The leaders may lack foresight or ideas on how to create an enabling environment that will promote national development.
(viii) Decay Infrastructure: The infrastructure will be neglected. Funds earmarked for such infrastructural development or its maintenance may be misappropriated.
(ix) Disregard for Court Orders: The leaders in such a system may disregard court orders and mandamusA mandamus is an order passed down from a court requiring that an official perform some particular function as an absolute duty. More.
(x) Violation of Fundamental Human Rights: Rights of followers may not be effectively guaranteed.
(xi) Dwindling National Reserves: The resources piled away for rainy days may be wastefully depleted.
(xii) Increase Social Vices: Social vices will be on the increase. Hardship in such a system may force the followers to engage in social vices such as armed robbery, prostitution, human trafficking, etc.
(xiii) No Respect for Press Freedom: The Press, the fourth realm of government may be intimidated, harassed, and censored.