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Title: A case study of service delivery by local government councils in Oyo state in relation to fund and constitutional issues
Authors: Samihah, Khalil
Adelab, Salihu Abdulwaheed
Keywords: Service Delivery
Resource Allocation
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2011
Abstract: Purpose - The purpose of the paper is to review the performance of Local government councils in Oyo state of Nigeria from two major view lens viz-a-viz Constitutional and Fund/Statutory allocation perspectives in relation to service delivery. Design/methodology/approach – The research adopts quantitative and qualitative approach. Correlation between service delivery and fund/statutory allocation is established in order to assess the solvency of fund flow in the Local Government Councils. Findings – Contrary to the findings of previous studies that fund is always insufficient, the result shows that fund flow in Nigerian Local government councils is regular and sufficient to provide basic essential services. Research limitations/implications – This paper covers only 33 out of 774 Local government councils in Nigeria. Originality/value –The policy-makers can use the findings of this study to help inform future decisions with respect to service delivery in Nigeria.
Peer reviewed: Não
Appears in Collections:CEI-CRN - Comunicações a conferências nacionais

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