Infrastructural needs and Responses in Rural Nigeria Between 1960-1990: A Planner's Viewpoint



The relevance of infrastructural facility provision in Urban and Rural environment cannot be over-emphasised. It provides a conducive environment for working, living and recreating. This paper examines the infrastructural needs and responses of people in rural Nigeria, between 1960 and 1990.

The paper identified the nature of infrastructural problems in rural Nigeria, and documents the attendant government solutions to the problems. The paper highlighted the flaws in the strategies adopted by government in meeting the infrastructural needs of the people.

Finally, the author posited a viewpoint as a way of solving the problems of Infrastructural provision in rural Nigeria.

IFE PsychologIA Vol 9, No1 2001, pp. 141-147

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