alexa Analysis of Rural Transportation of Agricultural Produce in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State Nigeria
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Research Article

Analysis of Rural Transportation of Agricultural Produce in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State Nigeria

Oluwaseyi Joseph Afolabi1*, Ademiluyi IA2 and Adebayo Owolabi Oyetubo2

1Department of Management Technology, Bells University of Technology Ota, Nigeria

2Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author:
Oluwaseyi Joseph Afolabi
Department of Management Technology
Bells University of Technology Ota, Nigeria
Tel: +2348033687419
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: November 30, 2016; Accepted date: December 21, 2016; Published date: December 26, 2016

Citation: Afolabi OJ, Ademiluyi IA, Oyetubo AO (2016) Analysis of Rural Transportation of Agricultural Produce in Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State Nigeria. Int J Econ Manag Sci 6:394. doi: 10.4172/2162-6359.1000394

Copyright: © 2016 Afolabi OJ. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



This research analyzed rural-urban transportation on agricultural produce in Ijebu north local government area of Ogun State. A well-designed questionnaire, personal observation and descriptive and inferential statistics were employed. The respondents consist of (378) of the total population, while simple random technique was used to select 113 (30%) farmers and 95 (25%) produce transporters were equally selected systematically, 170 (45%) produce traders were purposively selected to gather information on socio-economic, agricultural produce, transportation of produce and challenges of moving agricultural produce. Findings show that combination of food crops, cash crops, tubers, poultry, fruits, vegetables and poultry product dominate Ijebu North Local area in which farmers combined cultivation of those crops. The respondent use the following means of transportation in the study area i.e. walking, motor bike, bus, pick-up van and car. Roads in the study area are in a deplorable condition, the type of vehicle used by farmers and traders depend on the volume of the agricultural produce, while petrol, maintenances, ticketing and extortion are the operating cost of vehicle in the movement of produce by the transporters. The research recommends among others things the provision of good storage facility, massive road rehabilitation, provision of modern public transport, empowering agricultural agency to complement the existing effort and extension of rail services towards enhancing transportation of agricultural produce in Ijebu North Local Government area.


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