An Assessment Of The Level Of Entrepreneurial Aspiration Of Ogun State Tertiary Institutions Students
The study investigated the level of entrepreneurial aspiration of tertiary institution students in Ogun State. A total of 204 students selected through the purposive sampling technique from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago- Iwoye, University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Tai Solarin University of Agriculture and Moshood Abiola Polythenic participated in the study. Three research questions were raised and answered. A researcher-developed questionnaire tagged entrepreneurial aspiration scale (EAS) was the major instrument used for data collection. The frequency counts, simple percentage, t – test of significance and analysis of variance (ANOVA) were the major statistical tools employed in data analysis. Findings from the study revealed high level of entrepreneurial aspiration among tertiary institutions students in Ogun State. It was recommended, among others, that agencies responsible for self-employment and enterprises development in Nigeria should put in place appropriate programmes, such as giving interest free loan, free consultancy services, establishment of centre for enterprises development in tertiary institutions, so as to assist students to realize their entrepreneurial aspirations and launch them into the business world.
African Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology and Sport Facilitation Vol. 10 2008: pp. 193-199