THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREA IN NIGERIA A CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ENUGU STATE

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THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREA IN NIGERIA A CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACT

In this research work, the researcher intended to have a general discussion with local government as my background. But lack of space may not allow me for detailed discussion and analysis. However, all essential part of the role of local government administration in economic and social development of rural areas in Nigeria are discussed.

In chapter one, I discussed the background the problem of the study, the scope, some research questions and research hypothesis, significant and some definition of terms.

In chapter two, contains review of related literature, local government, social and economic development process, characteristics of rural area and the history of local government. Furthermore, chapter three contains research design, area of the population and sample size. Instrument for data collection validation of instrument reliability of instrument and method of data collection and method of data analysis.

TABLE OF CONTENT

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INTORDUCTION

1.1 Background of the study

1.2 Definition of problem/ statement of problem

1.3 Objectives of the study

1.4 Research Questions

1.5  Significance of the study

1.6 scope of the study

1.7 Limitation of the study

1.8 Definition of major Terms

1.9 Reference

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1 Local Government Administration

2.2 Social and Economic Development Process

2.3 Characteristics of Rural Areas

2.4 The History of Local Government in Nigeria

2.5 Local Government Mobilization for communal

Development

2.6 Source of Revenue generation in the local government

References

CHAPTER THREE  

3.0 Data Collection Presentation and Analysis

3.1  Collection of data

3.2 Presentations of data

3.3 Analysis of data

3.4  References

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 Summary of Finding, Recommendations And Conclusion

4.1 Summary of findings

4.2 Recommendations

4.3 Conclusion

BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 INDRODUCTION

  1. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

This study is a modest attempt at a lucid explanation of the role of local government in Nigeria.

Nigerian local government system have witnessed tremendous transformation since the introduction of the 1988 civil service reforms one of the changes introduced at the local government is the direct payment of their statutory allocations which was also increased from 15%-20%, in addition, local government auditor was established by each sates government to ensure proper utilization of financial resources at the local level to avoid misappropriation of public fund. Also, all local governments now have  a common structure which distinguish them from service department.

THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREA IN NIGERIA A CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ENUGU STATE

THE ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREA IN NIGERIA A CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN ENUGU STATE