Local Government And Rural Development In Nigeria:a Case Study Of Emohua Local Government Area Of Rivers State 1996-2010

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Local Government And Rural Development In Nigeria:a Case Study Of Emohua Local Government Area Of Rivers State 1996-2010

Rural Development

Abstract
The primary purpose of this study is to examine the role of local government in rural
development in Nigeria, using Emohua local government area of Rivers as the case study
1996 – 2010”. To fulfill this objective, we made used of two research questions and two
hypothesis to investigate our research questions. The political economy theoretical frame
work was found more convenient to this study. Also, we used primary and secondary
sources of data collection. Again in this study, data collected was analyzed using simple
percentage and presented in a table, simple percentage, table and descriptive statistical
analysis were adopted as our method of data analysis.
From this study, it was clearly
understood that inadequate financing by both the Rivers state and federal Government
hinders the council from carrying out her developmental programmes. Finally, we
recommended as follows: (1). The local government needs to be made much more
financially viable and strong.( 2). The revenue allocation formula as it is presents is not
fair and should be reviewed in such a way that the percentage to local government should
be increased. We therefore, suggest that the federal should be allocated 45% while the
state and local government should respectively receive 35% and 20%. The above
percentage distribution, represent the minimum that should be given to the state and local
governments if the ruling elite is serious in the pronouncements about the development
of the rural areas, and( 3). The statutory allocations to the local governments should be
paid directly to them for instance, through a “local government bank” to ensure that state
government do not at anytime “embezzle” these allocations.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page – – – – – – – – – i
Approval page – – – – – – – – ii
Dedication – – – – – – – – – iii
Acknowledgement – – – – – – – – iv
Table of Contents – – – – – – – – v
Abstract – – – – – – – – – vii
CHAPTER ONE:
INTRODUCTION Background of Study
1.1 Introduction – – – – – – . 1
1.2 Statement of Problem – – – – – – – 5
1.3 Objectives of Study – – – – – – – 8
1.4 Significance of Study – – – – – 8
1.4 Operationalization of key concepts – – – – 9
1.5 Literature Review – – – – – – – 13
1.6 Inadequate Finance and Rural Development – – – 24
1.7 Strategic Importance of Manpower in Rural Development – 26
1.8 Theoretical Framework – – – – – – 28
1.9 Application of the Theory – – – – – 30
1.10 Hypothesis – – – – – – – – 32
 1.11 Methodology – – – – – – – 32
1.11.1 Research Design – – – – – – – 32
1.11.2 Population of the Study – – – – – – 34
1.11.3 Sample – – – – – – – – 34
1.11.4 Sample Technique – – – – – – – 34
1.11.5 Sample Size – – – – – – – – 35
1.11.6 Instrument of Data Collection – – – – – 35
1.11.7 Validity and Reliability of the Instrument – – – 36
1.11.8 Method of Data Analysis – – – – – 36
CHAPTER TWO:
HISTORY AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF EMOHUA LOCAL GOVERNMENT
2.0 Evolution of Local Government in Nigeria – – – 37
2.1 Introduction – – – – – – – 37
2.2 History of Emohua Local Government Council – – – 47
2.3 The Organizational Structure of Emohua Local Government Council -50
CHAPTER THREE:
EMOHUA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
3.1 Introduction – – – – – – – – 55
3.2 Project Executed by Emohua Local Government Council – 62
CHAPTER FOUR:
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Introduction – – – – – – – – 65
4.2 Analysis Procedure – – – – – – – 65
4.3 Discussion of Findings – – – – – – 74
CHAPTER FIVE:
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION:
5.1 Summary – – – – – – – – 80
5.2 Conclusion – – – – – – – – 81
5.3 Recommendation – – – – – – – 82
BIBLIOGRAPHY – – – – – – – 85
APPENDIX – – – – – – – – 90

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