Local government and the traditional rulers in Nigeria

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Statementedited by Oladimeji Aborisade.
ContributionsAborisade, Oladimeji., University of Ife. Local Government Training Programme., National Conference on the Roles of Traditional Rulers in Local Government (1983 : University of Ife)
LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A8 L63 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxix, 364 p. ;
Number of Pages364
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Open LibraryOL2612715M
ISBN 109781360771
LC Control Number85176332

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Local Government Councils and Traditional Institutions particularly in Ogun State and in Nigeria generally will benefit from the results and analysis presented above. Disconnection between the local institutions and the people which clearly shows in this study need to be considered by local rulers and leaders.

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