International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

A Survey of Public Service Reforms in Nigeria: 1999-2013
Cornelius Ofobuisi Okorie, Odo Stella

The paper is focused to x-ray several reforms in the Nigeria public institution from 1999 to 2013. The purpose is to study several reforms initiated since Nigeria returned to democratic dispensation after military rule with a view to making observations and recommendations. This is imperative given observable professional revolution between government and the workers on one side and among professionals on the other side. This paper adopted survey approach in carrying out the research. In the end it was discovered that there were several flaws that flanked most of the reforms. Specifically the survey showed that most reforms reflect the will of government with little or no significant input from workers. Presently, reforms in the Nigeria public service are a ritual which every regime must embark on.

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