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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE EXPRESS WAY, JABI– ABUJA
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION
COURSE CODE: PAD870 CREDIT UNITS: 3
COURSE TITLE: LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION
INSTRUCTION: 1. Indicate your Matriculation Number clearly
2. Attempt question one (1) and any other three (3) questions – four questions in all
3. Question one (1) is compulsory and carries 25 marks, while the other questions carry 15 marks each.
4. Present all your points in coherent and orderly Manner
TIME ALLOWED: 3 Hrs.
1. a) Conceptualize the term” Local Government”
b) Discuss extensively in term of political, social and economic why you feel your local government is important.
c) State and explain qualities and objectives of local government that enjoy devolution of powers. [25marks] 2. a) Conceptualize the horizontal and vertical intergovernmental relationship among the tiers of government. What are the benefits to be derived from these relationships?
b) Justify for the state (central) control of local government as specified by Barber (1972. [15marks] 3. a) What do you understand by mandatory and concurrent functions of local government in Nigeria and why are they so classified?
b) Examine types of city executives’ government in United States?
[15marks] 4. a) Classify the major units of local government in the United States and state functions performed by county executives.
b) Elaborate on the democratic nature American local government. [15marks] 5. a) The idea about the single tier structure is that no unit created under the basic local government structure is recognized legally. Justify this assertion with basic features of the single tier structure of local government in Nigeria as defined by 1976 reform.
b) Name six departments to be found in Nigeria local government today with at least two functions each. [15marks] 6. a) On what basis is a Head of Department appointed and promoted in Nigerian local government?
b) Examine sources of local government revenue in Nigeria. [ 15marks]