Planning at the local government level in Nigeria
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Published by University of Benin in Benin City .
Written in English



  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Local government -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Economic policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Andrew G. Onokerhoraye.
SeriesThe Benin social science series for Africa
ContributionsOnokerhoraye, Andrew G., 1945-
LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A2 P53 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL613620M
ISBN 109783282409
LC Control Number96210345

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