Budget Allocation Mechanisms and Public Infrastructure Governance in Nigeria: Lesson from Osun State

  • Opawole Akintayo
  • Jagboro Godwin Onajite
  • Opawole Mary Oluwatoyin
Part of the Contemporary African Political Economy book series (CONTAPE)


Investigate the relationship between budget allocation and project implementation in Nigeria. They grapple with the problem of suspended, partially completed, or abandoned infrastructure projects at the local government level. The authors argue that budget allocation mechanisms play a greater role than corruption in explaining why infrastructure projects do not always come to fruition in Nigeria especially in the transportation, housing, water, and rural/urban electrification projects.


Infrastructure Development Budget Allocation Capital Expenditure Infrastructure Project Public Infrastructure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Opawole Akintayo
    • 1
  • Jagboro Godwin Onajite
    • 1
  • Opawole Mary Oluwatoyin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of IbadanIbadanNigeria

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