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Planning at the local government level in Nigeria

Planning at the local government level in Nigeria

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Published by University of Benin in Benin City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Andrew G. Onokerhoraye.
      SeriesThe Benin social science series for Africa
      ContributionsOnokerhoraye, Andrew G., 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A2 P53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL613620M
      ISBN 109783282409
      LC Control Number96210345
      OCLC/WorldCa35319936


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