An Appraisal of the Functions of Federal Legislature Constituency Offices in Nigeria: A Study of Nasarawa, Niger, Kogi, Kaduna States and FCT Abuja

Year : 2010

The objective of the study is to examine the relationship between the stated functions and operational performance of the constituency offices of the Members of the National Assembly. Specific objectives include to: find out the existence or non-existence of Constituency Offices of Members of the National Assembly in the selected states; assess the level of awareness by the electorate of the existence of Constituency Offices in their community; assess the operation of Constituency Offices where they exist, in terms of staffing, and provision of office equipment and frequency of visits by the legislators. Also, the study intends to find out if there are problems facing the operation of constituencies to be investigated; and proffer solutions towards effective and efficient management of Constituency Offices.

Year:2010

  • Solomon Akhere Benjamin