SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA CASE STUDY OF EKET L. G. A.

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA CASE STUDY OF EKET L. G. A.

CHAPTER ONE

1.0     Introduction

          Unemployment is one of the development problems that face every developing nation is the 21st century. It has become an increasingly trouble some issue that nations of the world need to contend with.

          In Nigeria, it has become one of the most serious socio-economic problems confronting the country the magnitude of this is appreciated when one looks at the statistics provided by the federal Bureau of Statistics on the number of unemployed youth roaming the bears of Nigeria cities let alone the rural youths.

          The Nigeria economic, since the attainment of political independence in 1960 has under gone various fundamental structure changes in the bid to grapple with the menace called unemployment.

          Unemployment is a situation is which people who are willing to accept job offers, willing to work and will to accept giving wages rate could not find any.

          The in ability to find any, is most cases, hinders development of any country as labour forces are not active to give the economy accelerated production of goods and services.

          Consequently, the socio-economic environment becomes porous to social vices and economic draw back or reforgression thus arranging the nation into circumferential movement. It therefore become interesting to clelve into researching the impact of unemployment in the socio-economic activities of the people and country at large and proffering steps towards alleviating the gargantuan problems unemployment has created in the nation generally.

1.2     Statement of the Research Problems

          The rising rate of unemployment formed the concern for this research work. Unemployment is a dangerous condition that reduces the self worth of and individual and demoralizes this sense of value over time, if there is no respite, of makes a man anxious and this can affect his psychology and debilitating had Ht.

          Unemployment as a phenomenon clence a country the opportunity to be socially and economically viable. This is because productive talents and minds are not engaged in productive ventures. The unproductive nature of the citizen thereby affect the economy adversely.

          Unemployment builds apathy in the affected individual to look with disdain the affairs of national activities, were this happens, presentment is set in and the affected individual becomes vulnerable to nefarious and nebulous activities in the hence of politicians, god fathers and criminals. The criminal activities whether violent or non-violent crimes engendan greater consequence on the social and economic process and administration of country. There statements therefore give the research to come up with the following research questions.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA CASE STUDY OF EKET L. G. A.

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA CASE STUDY OF EKET L. G. A.