International Journal of Development and Management Review

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Allocation of financial resource to enhance educational productivity and students’ outcomes in Nigeria

OA Oyekan, SS Adelodun, NO Oresajo


This study examines the allocation of financial resource to the education industry and how it enhances productivity and students‘ outcomes of the secondary schools‘ students in the Unity Colleges in Ogun state. It adopted ex-post factor research design and purposeful sample and sampling technique for the study. Scholars‘ opinion on financial resources allocation was cited in the study literature reviewed. In addition, a brief history of financing education was made in the study which was traced to the pre-colonial era, colonial era and the present dispensation. Few recommendations were made regarding how to allocate resources to the education industry in Nigeria.

Keywords: Allocation, Financial resources, Educational, Productivity, Students‘ learning outcomes, Federal Unity Colleges, Nigeria.

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