1. It makes for an unstable government because of ideological differences
2. It engenders unhealthy competition among the different political parties.
3. It creates room for electoral malpractices ranging from rigging, violence and victimization of a political opponents.
4. It is too exorbitant to run.
5. It breeds corruption.
6. It leads to waste of the nation’s resources.
7. It promotes ethnic and religious partisanship, which does not encourage unity.