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Title:Urban market administration in Nigeria: a case study of urban markets in Imo State of Nigeria
Authors:Onah, J.O.
Osuji, L.O.
Periodical:Quarterly Journal of Administration
Geographic term:Nigeria
Abstract:The problems of urban markets need special bodies charged with the responsibility of running and controling them. Urban markets and motor parks, if well managed, can be a source of revenue to both local and state governments. To justify this assertion, an objective evaluation - in the context of the Central Place Theory - is needed of the existing market authorities, with a view to establising more if proved profitable: introductron - Types of market - Urban market administration - Recommendations. For the purpose of the discussion, attention is focussed on the structure and administration of central markets in Aba. Ref., sum., tab.