PUBLIC POLICY OBJECTIVES AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NEMA)

Eugene Nweke, Anthony Ngonadi, Ann Ezenwajiaku

Abstract


This paper analysed the policy objectives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). It started by reviewing how Nigeria has suffered from the clutches of disasters. The report then moved on to policy justification where it discussed the rationale behind the formation of NEMA which was as a result of the devastating effects of disasters in Nigeria. From there it went on to give an overview of the Agency, stating how NEMA was formed and the aims of the agency. This report also discussed the methods through which NEMA implements their policies and objectives; the outcome that emanates as a result of the implementation of these policies and the underpinning factors that have informed the underperformance of NEMA. The report finally concluded with some recommendations that might help enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of NEMA, when rightly implemented.


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