Parliamentary System of Local Government in Osun State Nigeria: A Swot Analysis

Ayotunde David ODEWALE


The study examines the introduction of a parliamentary system of local government in Osun state, Nigeria to replace the presidential system that was on the ground. Nigeria is still in the process of searching for a workable and effective grassroots administration and development strategy that will cater to the yearning and aspiration of the populace in achieving their goals. The parliamentary system of local government in Osun state was appraised on the grounds of its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT Analysis). The paper concludes and recommends that in the process of searching for a workable and effective grassroots administration and development strategy, there is need to take into consideration the adopted type of government, which must have a direct impact and meet the yearning and aspiration of the people.


Parliamentary system; Presidential system; Local government; Development

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