oa African Review - Government and cooperative in western Nigeria: an experiment in grassroot mobilization

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0002-0117



One of the conventional justifications for establishing local government systems in the developing countries is the belief that developmental programmes would be optimized if they were based on grassroot structures and initiatives. The focus of the study relates to an examination of how a nationalist government (and subsequent indigenous governments) conceived of co-operation as a concept of political mobilization for grassroot involvement in development programmes.

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