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Prior to 1966,the system of local government in western region was based on the three-tier structure of

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A) native authority, division and district councils

B) district, local and area councils

C) division, district and local councils

D) province, district and local councils


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

Prior to 1966, the system of local government in western region was based on the three-tier structure of Division, District and Local Councils. In Western Nigeria, there was the 1952 ordinance which established three tier system -divisional, district and local councils. Each tier was given responsibilities according to its resources, with the divisional councils shouldering the greatest responsibilities.


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  • Prior to 1966, the system of local government in western region was based on the three-tier structure of Division, District and Local Councils. In Western Nigeria, there was the 1952 ordinance which established three tier system -divisional, district and local councils. Each tier was given responsibilities according to its resources, with the divisional councils shouldering the greatest responsibilities.

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