Local Government

Government S.S.S 2 Second Term


Local Government1

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

      1. Discuss the evolution of local government in Nigeria

      2. Describe the structure of local government

      3. Explain how local government are financed

      4. Explain the relationship between the government

          authorities and the state/ federal government


1. Evolution of local government in Nigeria

 2. Structure

3. Sources of Finance

4. Relationship between the local government and the state/ federal government.

Evolution of the local government system in Nigeria

The development of Nigerias local government system can be traced to the Native Authority Ordinance of 1916, which was passed by the British colonial government ostensibly to leverage the existing traditional administrative systems (indirect rule) in the different regions of.... View More

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