Local Government and Good Governance in Nigeira’s Emerging Democracy, 1999-2011: An Analysis of the Constraining Factors

Ademola Adebisi

Abstract


When local governments were democratically instituted in Nigeria in 1999, Nigerians widely assumed that democratic rule would usher in good governance at all levels. This study however discovered that the expectations of the people have not been largely met. This failure the study further discovered is attributable to a number of constraining factors. The paper analyzed these constraining factors and prescribed measures that can engender good governance at the local level in the country

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