Human Capacity Building in Nigerian Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAS)

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJMG.2015.02.01.Art011

Authors : Nebo Sandra Ogochukwu, Nnamani, Desmond Okechukwu, Ituma Afam.O


The efficiency and effectiveness in every Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) depends on the right quality of people packaged and utilized to increase output. The bureaucratic and administrative theory as propounded by “Weber” states that recruitment and selection into public organization is embedded on qualification, experience and competency as avenue for sustainable development. Undoubtedly, meritocracy has been buried on the altar of mediocrity; square peg has been paired in a round hole of plural entity. The ideology of federal character principle, quota system, and political god fatherism on the aegis of tribe, sex and religious affiliation is a bearing to secure job in Nigeria. Theoretically, it is no longer right quality human capacity recruitment; it is cognitive melodrama of man-no-man syndrome is an edge to get job in Nigerian public sector whether experienced or inexperienced. The paper explores the concept, performance and challenges affecting human capacity in Nigeria and system theory were adopted as framework. The paper suggests ways to enhance improvement on human capacity in Nigeria MDAs.


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