The study is to examine the project titled “Co-operative Development and Government of Enugu State (A Case Study of Oji River Local Government Area).
Co-operative development is not the same in all countries as the researcher wants to find out the extent government of Enugu State is involved in co-operative development. The researcher further divided this study into five chapters. The background of the study, the statement of problem, scope and limitation of the study, objective of the study, research questions etc. were treated.
In chapter two, literature review on past related works is discussed.
In chapter three, the research is designed and methodology was discussed including the population of the study, sample size, sampling techniques, method of data collection etc.
In chapter four, presentation of analysis and interpretation of data were discussed.
Finally, chapter five deals with summary of the findings;
1.Majority of co-operative societies members in Oji River were female about 78% of the entire population.
2.Most of the respondents are not well educated. Majority attended primary education which constituted a serious set back for effective management.
3.The result of the survey, indicated that most of the co-operators in Oji River are of old age.
4.Loan statistics presented shows a fair recovery of loan issued to co-operative societies (refers to table 4 in chapter 4).
5.The poor management of co-operative societies in Oji River is as a result of dishonesty on the part of the management committee) such as poor record keeping.
Recommendation; unless co-operative societies in Oji River Local Government introduce incentives to attract the male sex. If not, it will be difficult to have a meaningful change in socio-economics and cost of having people.
Capital available for co-operative societies is not enough to encourage profitable investment.
Conclusion: It is clear that co-operative societies in Oji river was not been wildly equipped and it is not enough to make impact on citizens of the area.
TABLE OF CONTENT
1.1Background of the study
1.2Statement of the study
1.3Objective of the study
2.1Meaning and Definitions of co-operative societies
2.2Development of Co-operative in Nigeria
2.3Role of Government in Co-operative Development
2.4Government Effort and Achievement in Oji River Divisional Co-operative Council
2.5Type of Co-operative and their roles on development
3.1Population of the study
3.2Sample and Sample size
3.4Method of data collection
3.5Description of data collection instrument
4.0Result and Discussion
4.1Presentation and Analysis
4.4Predominant type of co-operative societies in Oji River
4.5Source of income for co-operative societies in Oji River
4.6Loan Statistics of co-operative societies
4.7Educational Status of Respondent
4.8Reasons for joining co-operative societies
4.9Major source of members
4.10Benefit Respondents Derived from co-operative societies
4.11Problems facing co-operative societies in Oji River
4.12Suggested solution to identified problems
5.0Summary and conclusion
5.1Summary of the finding
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