CO-OPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNMENT (A CASE STUDY OF OJI RIVER L.G.A. ENUGU STATE)
The study is to examine the project titled “Co-operative Development and Government of Enugu State (A Case Study of Oji River Local Government Area).
Co-operative development is not the same in all countries as the researcher wants to find out the extent government of Enugu State is involved in co-operative development. The researcher further divided this study into five chapters. The background of the study, the statement of problem, scope and limitation of the study, objective of the study, research questions etc. were treated.
In chapter two, literature review on past related works is discussed.
In chapter three, the research is designed and methodology was discussed including the population of the study, sample size, sampling techniques, method of data collection etc.
In chapter four, presentation of analysis and interpretation of data were discussed.
Finally, chapter five deals with summary of the findings;
1. Majority of co-operative societies members in Oji River were female about 78% of the entire population.
2. Most of the respondents are not well educated. Majority attended primary education which constituted a serious set back for effective management.
3. The result of the survey, indicated that most of the co-operators in Oji River are of old age.
4. Loan statistics presented shows a fair recovery of loan issued to co-operative societies (refers to table 4 in chapter 4).
5. The poor management of co-operative societies in Oji River is as a result of dishonesty on the part of the management committee) such as poor record keeping.
Recommendation; unless co-operative societies in Oji River Local Government introduce incentives to attract the male sex. If not, it will be difficult to have a meaningful change in socio-economics and cost of having people.
Capital available for co-operative societies is not enough to encourage profitable investment.
Conclusion: It is clear that co-operative societies in Oji river was not been wildly equipped and it is not enough to make impact on citizens of the area.
TABLE OF CONTENT
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of the study
1.3 Objective of the study
1.4 Research questions.
2.0 Literature Review
2.1 Meaning and Definitions of co-operative societies
2.2 Development of Co-operative in Nigeria
2.3 Role of Government in Co-operative Development
2.4 Government Effort and Achievement in Oji River Divisional Co-operative Council
2.5 Type of Co-operative and their roles on development
3.0 Research Methodology
3.1 Population of the study
3.2 Sample and Sample size
3.3 Sampling Techniques
3.4 Method of data collection
3.5 Description of data collection instrument
4.0 Result and Discussion
4.1 Presentation and Analysis
4.2 Sex Respondents
4.3 Age Respondents
4.4 Predominant type of co-operative societies in Oji River
4.5 Source of income for co-operative societies in Oji River
4.6 Loan Statistics of co-operative societies
4.7 Educational Status of Respondent
4.8 Reasons for joining co-operative societies
4.9 Major source of members
4.10 Benefit Respondents Derived from co-operative societies
4.11 Problems facing co-operative societies in Oji River
4.12 Suggested solution to identified problems
5.0 Summary and conclusion
5.1 Summary of the finding