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Foreign Aid to Nigeria and Domestic Obstacles: A Review of Anambra State Education Sector

Emma E.O Chukwuemeka, Elizabeth Okechuku, Uchechi-Ben Okafor
Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review | Vol 2, No 2 | a52 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/apsdpr.v2i2.52 | © 2014 Emma E.O Chukwuemeka, Elizabeth Okechuku, Uchechi-Ben Okafor | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 23 November 2016 | Published: 01 June 2014

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Emma E.O Chukwuemeka, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Elizabeth Okechuku, Enugu State Univ. of Science and Technology, Nigeria
Uchechi-Ben Okafor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

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Abstract

The study investigated the effect of foreign aid on the development of different sectors of the Nigerian economy. Particular emphasis was laid on the educational sector of Anambra State. Survey research method was adopted. Data collected were analyzed using Chi-square parametric statistics. Many factors were found to militate against the effectiveness of foreign aid in achieving development. Among the factors were corruption, poor policies and institutional framework as well as poor utilization of development fund. Based on the findings, recommendations were made. These include the need for the establishment of a sound institutional framework and infrastructural facilities; also there is the need for a reform of the educational sector of Anambra state as well as all
sectors of the Nigerian economy.


Keywords

Foreign Aid; Educational Sector; Politics; Corruption; Infrastructure; Anambra State Nigeria.

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