Issues in Political Development: Implications for Counsellors

  • MC Okonkwo
  • AS Obineli
Keywords: Political development, Counselling and Impediments


This paper focuses on the issues in political development. The study was carried out in Anambra state, using 100 counsellors out of 288 counsellors in all the secondary schools in Anambra state. Two research questions guided the study. Questionnaire was used for data collection. The data collected were analyzed using mean scores. The findings revealed. that some impediments to political development include; Religious intolerance, poor leadership, structural imbalance, moral decadence, political instability, and Funding .Also, social ills which the state faced because of these impediments include: greed,
poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse, human trafficking, money laundering, political killings, thuggery. Based on the fin dings recommendations were  made, that Counselling should be introduced in the tertiary institutions for graduating students.

Key Words: Political development, Counselling and Impediments


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eISSN: 2227-5452
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