1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Over the years the importance of local government has increased greatly in Nigeria due to raising demand for local government development and improved service of the grass root levels.
The need for local government cannot be over emphasized because they are created in other to provide a two way channel communication between a local community and the government that bring the gap the formal and later.
The need for local government is based on two major consecration the first is the decentralization of certain functions of federal government, this done to reduce the numerous function of the government. The second consideration is that certain function or service provide at the local level is meant for developing the grassroots. Leadership potentials prior to 1968 when we three regions of eastern, western, region, people problem were not properly channel, this was led to the creation of state.
The office of secretary of the local government becomes a political appointment in the regard , therefore the chairman can be among the executive arms of the local government because he was the one that appointed them to power. Since the local government come to existence with arm political power to perform.
Moreover, a myriad of large, medium and small scale business have untimely collapsed unwillingly as a result of their frivolous action toward training. This business failed to increase mental state of their workers which lead to their sudden death. Training power is the power to configure inefficiency, backwardness ineffectiveness and maladies reaction of an organization.
However, the objective of federal government blue print called the guideline for local government reform was improve the quality and image of local government all over Nigeria an effective local government is better placed as a government of the grass root for the development or rural area. In the words of education saovina, it involves a through on-going transformation of social structure and extensive mobilization and motivation of the masses. A government that is for away from the day to day realities of rural areas is unlikely to be required with the task of rural transaction and development in us also has this view, local government are total government worth as basic tissue are to human bodily, without which government will not frugality.