POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIAN ECONOMY; A FOCUS ON YAR’ADUA/JONATHAN 7 POINTS AGENDA (2007-2015)

Mali Bukar Hadiza (PhD)

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This study is on the challenges of policy implementation in Nigerian Economy with focus on the Yar’Adua/Jonathan 7-point Agenda from 2007 to 2015.  The research is aimed at the examination of the extent the administrations were able to achieve their policy objectives, the constraints and degree of policy implementation.  The methodology adopted for the research is survey type while both primary and secondary methods of data collection were used in obtaining necessary information for the study.  Chi-square was used to test the hypotheses.  A sample size of 50 persons was used to elicit information on the research problem.  Among the findings, the researcher discovered that the policy implementation of Yar’Adua/Jonathan administration did not achieve much required and recommended among others that an enabling environment should be created where policy making should be participatory.


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