Structural Defect in Local Government Re-Organization in Ebonyi State Nigeria: Implications on Grassroot Democratic Development
University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China
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- Jombo Onyekachi
University of Science and
Technology of China, Anhui, China
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Received date: May 16, 2016, Accepted date: June 07, 2016, Published date: June 09, 2016
Citation: Onyekachi J (2016) Structural Defect in Local Government Re-Organization in Ebonyi State Nigeria: Implications on Grassroot Democratic Development. Review Pub Administration Manag 4:188. doi:10.4172/2315-7844.1000188
Copyright: © 2016 Onyekachi J. 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.
Local government are required to participate in election, to select or chose their leaders. It is wrongly changed instead of the above procedure in a democratic governance it is been challenged by the appointment instead of elections, in the above suggestion local administration should involve the principles of election, a process of choosing their leaders, so as to allow the rural people to be integrated in the participatory process of choosing their leaders with a beacon of sense of belonging, for a better policy implementation and formulation. Nigerian local government system has been an issue of concern to both local government stake holders, scholars and political actors so also Institution of learning. The main objective of the study is to identify the challenging issues in various local government reorganization/restructuring especially in Ebonyi state and analyzes the impact on local government in democratic governance in the state. Questionnaire is used for the survey, the most significant aspect of the research goes a long way in restructuring and helping the local administration sustain and achieve its obligation.