MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND ITS EFFECT IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA

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BACKGROUND

Manpower development has been one of the fundamental issues that have consistently attracted the interest and concern of succeeding government in Nigeria since independence. The federal government on Nigeria since independence. The federal government of Nigeria (1981) realized that if independence was to have meaningful impact on the general wellbeing of its citizen, it must be completed promptly and definitely by a rapid transformation of the economy to achieve self-reliance. the initial effort of achieving rapid national development were concentrated on the expansion of formal education institution at all levels, and product were expected to have acquired the skills, knowledge attitude to meet the needs of the initial sector of the economy.

It has been established that the greatest assets of a nation are its human resources (men and women, old and young) who are capable of participating in productive labor, capable, natural resources, international trade etc. It became increasingly clear, in government industry and commerce that economic growth and advancement of the country required that service of trained workers and professionals who possess technological skills and or executive capacity to provide specialized services of all sorts.