Local government and the traditional rulers in Nigeria
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Published by University of Ife Press in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .
Written in English



  • Nigeria


  • Local government -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Tribal government -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Nigeria -- Kings and rulers -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Oladimeji Aborisade.
ContributionsAborisade, Oladimeji., University of Ife. Local Government Training Programme., National Conference on the Roles of Traditional Rulers in Local Government (1983 : University of Ife)
LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A8 L63 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxix, 364 p. ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2612715M
ISBN 109781360771
LC Control Number85176332

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