Journal of
Public Administration and Policy Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Adm. Policy Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2480
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAPR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 147


Promoting popular participation for entrepreneurship and sustainable basic educational development in Nigeria

E. D. Nakpodia1* and Obielumani Ifakachukwu2
  1Department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. 2Institute of Education, Delta State University Abraka, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 06 January 2012
  •  Published: 28 February 2012



This paper acknowledges the fact that education is a must and fundamental to national development; and as such it should be made accessible to all irrespective of sex, age, socio-economic status among others. Resulting from this therefore, there is the urgent need to promote people’s (Nigerians’) participation in sustainable entrepreneurship through basic educational development required to empower recipients who will further contribute to national development. The need for basic entrepreneurship education; the constraints of popular participation and the guidelines for promoting it through the Nigerian educational enterprise were emphasized


Keywords: Involvement, entrepreneurship, sustainable, educational development, Nigeria.