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An Assessment of Record Management System in Establishment Division of Two Universities in Nigeria

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The major purpose of this study was to assess record management of the Federal University of Technology, Minna Nigeria and Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai, Nigeria. In carrying out this study, four (4) research questions were posed. The study sample population comprised of 88 staff (46 staff from the establishment division of the Federal University of Technology, Minna and 42 staff from the establishment division of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai. The instrument used for data collection was questionnaire. The research questions were answered using frequency and percentages. The major findings of the study revealed: ineffectiveness in record management practices, incompetent personnel, inadequate infrastructural facilities, constant power failure. Based on these findings, the following recommendations were made. Effort should be made for provision of standby generator as an alternative to power supply, training of staff to handle the universities‟ record, provision of adequate fund and enough infrastructural facilities.


International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 13)
P. U. Akor and J. Udensi, "An Assessment of Record Management System in Establishment Division of Two Universities in Nigeria", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 13, pp. 97-109, 2014
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