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  • NigeriaWorldToday [Home] > Nigerian States > Functions of Nigerian Local Government as Stipulated by Constitution

    Functions of Nigerian Local Government as Stipulated by Constitution

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    The functions of Local Governments in the Nigeria are listed below as stated by Nigerian Constitution:


    • Economic recommendations to the State government.
    • Collection of taxes, levies and fees.
    • Licensing of bicycles, canoes, vehicles and wheel barrows.
    • Founding, repair and regulation of markets, motor parks and public conveniences.
    • Construction and repair of streets, roads, highways, drainages, parks, and open spaces.
    • Births, deaths and marriages registrations.
    • Provision and management of public transportation.
    • Naming of roads and streets, numbering of houses and other town planning functions.
    • Creation and preservation of cemeteries for the dead and homes for the destitute.
    • Control and regulation of out-door publicity.
    • Refuse and waste management.
    • Evaluation of private buildings for the purpose of levying.
    • Control movement of pets and animals.

    For easy administration, each local government areas is divided into wards.

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