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Which of these constitutions recognized local government as a third tier of government in Nigeria?

Options

A) 1946 Constitution

B) 1960 Constitution

C) 1963 Constitution

D) 1979 Constitution


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

The 1979 constitutions recognized local government as a third tier government in Nigeria. General Murtala Mahammed inaugurated a Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC)on October 18, 1975. The draft constitution was then approved by General Olusegun Obasanjo as the 1979 Nigeria cobnstitution which took effect from October 1, 1979. One of the features of the constitution is that it provided for democratically elected local government councils as the third tier of government in Nigeria


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  • The 1979 constitutions recognized local government as a third tier government in Nigeria. General Murtala Mahammed inaugurated a Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC)on October 18, 1975. The draft constitution was then approved by General Olusegun Obasanjo as the 1979 Nigeria cobnstitution which took effect from October 1, 1979. One of the features of the constitution is that it provided for democratically elected local government councils as the third tier of government in Nigeria