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DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG THE PEOPLE OF OBANLIKU, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA

Authors:
Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Felix Ojong and Amuyou, Angela

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Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Felix Ojong1 and Amuyou, Angela2
1. Department of Sociology, University of Calabar, Nigeria
2. Graduate Student, University of Calabar, Nigeria

MLA 8
Ojong, Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Felix, and Amuyou Angela. "DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG THE PEOPLE OF OBANLIKU, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 6, June 2018, pp. 2637-2650, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=180. Accessed 2018.
APA
Ojong, R., & Angela, A. (2018, June). DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG THE PEOPLE OF OBANLIKU, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(6), 2637-2650. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=180
Chicago
Ojong, Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Felix, and Amuyou Angela. "DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG THE PEOPLE OF OBANLIKU, CROSS RIVER STATE, NIGERIA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 6 (June 2018), 2637-2650. Accessed , 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=180.

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Abstract:
The main purpose of this study was to examine the effect pf development projects on poverty reduction in semi-indigenous communities of Obanliku local government area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Survey method was adopted that utilised structured questionnaire administered to 300 respondents using a combination of sampling techniques. Data gathered were analysed using Pearson product moment correlation analysis. Result revealed that development projects such as - potable water, electrification, and educational projects have direct bearing with poverty reduction among Obanliku people of Cross River State, Nigeria. The study recommended among others that government at all levels should develop new and expands its policy framework on water supply, rural electrification and educational projects.