DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION AND THE CHALLENGES OF PRIVATIZATION PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA
Adam Adem Anyebe
Development administration was adopted by Nigerian government right from independence in 1960. However privatization programme was adopted in the country in the 1980s to promote competition, effectiveness, job creation, and revenue generation. The policy has challenged the existing practice of development administration as a system of action. This study, therefore, attempted to assess the relevance of development administration in Nigeria. It was revealed and concluded that development administration is still relevant in Nigeria only the method of operation may change.
KEYWORDS: Public enterprise, Competition, Liberalization, Deregulation, Privatization, Market.