Review of Public Administration and Management

Review of Public Administration and Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2315-7844

Omeh Paul Hezekiah

Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria

  • Research Article   
    The State-Local Government Joint Account in Nigeria: Assessment of Facts and Realities
    Author(s): Omeh Paul Hezekiah* and Abada Ifeanyichukwu Micheal

    In every emerging society, the position of the third tier system of government cannot be over emphasized. Local government as a unit and level of government at the grass roots has come to play significant transformative roles followings its closeness to the people and their needs. In the long run, actualization of the development will likely be fraught if local government cannot effectively and efficiently discharge its bequeathed functions through the law establishing it without adequate funds at its disposal. However, it is the interest of the paper to appreciate adequately the essence of local government in addressing developmental challenges, its relationship with the state and disposition to her financial obligations. The study utilized qualitative method in generating its data; while using power theory as a framework of analysis. The findings of the s.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2315-7844.21.9.292

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