Higher Education Administrators’ Perceived Politics of Education Control on Educational Development of Tertiary Institutions in Bauchi State, Nigeria

  • U. Ibrahim
  • C.E. Edemenang
  • A.A. Deba
  • M. Adam
  • I.S.D. Abba


This paper focused on higher education administrators’ perceived impact of politics of control of  education on educational development of tertiary  institutions in Bauchi state, Nigeria. The study  adopted qualitative research approach using case study design. Three specific objectives and three  research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population consisted of senior higher education administrators from all the state’s  tertiary institutions in the three geo-political zones of  Bauchi state. The study had a sample of respondents drawn from the population using  purposive  sampling technique. The numbers that constituted the sample size were five and drawn from College  of Education Azare, College for  Legal and Islamic Studies Misau and College of Education  Kangere within the three educational zone of Bauchi state. Area of the study is Bauchi  state. Semistructured interview, observation and document analysis were used for data collection. Data  collected were analyzed using content and  thematic analyses to answer the research questions of  this study. Based on the findings, it was concluded that politics affects tertiary institutions  positively  via impact of control of education in Bauchi state. It was recommended among others that politics  of education control should be done  bearing in mind that, it should be intended to improved tertiary  institution for sustainable development and not the other way round. It is hoped  that the recommendations would serves as solutions towards the politics of education control on tertiary  institutions for sustainable development  in Bauchi state.


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