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n Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies - Predisposing factors to youth involvement in electoral violence in Lagos metropolis

Volume 3, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2141-6990
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Abstract

The study investigated the predisposing factors to youth involvement in electoral violence in Lagos metropolis. The study is significant in that it will help give an insight to solutions to the identified predisposing factors to youth involvement in electoral violence in Lagos metropolis. The descriptive survey research design was employed. A sample of One hundred and fifty male and female youth of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria who were randomly selected was used for the study. Two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A self-designed questionnaire by the researchers titled Youth Involvement in Electoral Violence Questionnaire was used to obtain data. The data obtained were analysed by the use of means response, t-test and One-Way Analysis of variance. The findings revealed sixteen factors that predispose youths to electoral violence and that there is no significant difference in the respondents' perception of predisposing factors to youth involvement on the basis of gender and educational qualification. Recommendations were made on how to reduce youth involvement in electoral violence.

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2012-06-01
2019-09-17

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