Reasons for regionalism in Nigeria

Nigeria adopted regionalism in 1946 according to the Richard constitution. Nigeria was therefore divided into three regions – North, East, and West. The reasons for the adoption of regionalism in Nigeria are hereby stated: TO ENCOURAGE INTEGRATION. The constitution of 1946 was partly designed to preserve the authoritarian system of indirect rule and partly to allow for a House of Assembly in each of the three regions. The regional assemblies…

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