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One reason for the adoption of indirect rule in British West Africa was?


Question

One reason for the adoption of indirect rule in British West Africa was?

Options

A)
availability of British officials
B)
to ensure justice
C)
inadequate finance
D)
to assimilate the indigenes

The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

A reason for the adoption of Indirect rule, besides fierce resistance from Africans, language barriers, lack of personnel and large size of the country, is lack of finance. Assimilation of African indigenes was an aim of the French Colonialists, not the British.

Explanation provided by Salome Emeka-okoli


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  • A reason for the adoption of Indirect rule, besides fierce resistance from Africans, language barriers, lack of personnel and large size of the country, is lack of finance. Assimilation of African indigenes was an aim of the French Colonialists, not the British.

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