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Evaluation of Local Government Service Delivery for Policy Direction: A Case of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic

  title={Evaluation of Local Government Service Delivery for Policy Direction: A Case of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic},
  author={Godwin Ihemeje},
  journal={Public Policy and Administration Research},
  • Godwin Ihemeje
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science, Economics
  • Public Policy and Administration Research
Available facts reveal that more than seventy percent of Nigeria’s population emanate from rural areas; where local government is constitutionally empowered to provide social and public services such as electricity, health centers, water supply, schools and roads. Informed by recent controversies surrounding the granting of autonomy to local governments and as reliable vehicles for service delivery, this paper seeks to examine specific policies that enhance service delivery at the local level… 


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