Reasons for Creation of Local Government
1. Bringing the Government Nearer to the People:
Local governments are created so that those at the grassroots will be part of the government.
Employment and job opportunities are provided at the local level.
3. Local Participation:
It provides opportunities for the local people to participate in the politics of their country.
4. Even Development:
Creation of local governments provides the avenue for even development of all parts of the country.
5. Diverse Interests:
The interests of the local people differ and the creation of local governments is seen as one way to cater for these interests.