The major purpose of the study includes:
To attain objectives of this study the following research questions are designed and used as guide.
1. Is there any significance relationship between personnel management and local government administration?
2. Is there any significance difference between effective personnel management and the growth of local government administration?
3. Is there any significance difference between local government personnel management and improving local government administration management.
4. Does manpower development have any effect on local government administration?
5. If there is, what level effect does it has on local government administration?
6. Will performance appraisal serves as a communication factor for local government administration?
7. If yes to question 6 above, what extent does it serves?
8. Will training and development have any effect on local government administration services?
9. Does your local Government council attach importance to effective management of local government personnel?
1.5 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The study will be of importance to the following groups of peoples.
1. It will help for the growth and productivity of the local government administration.
2. Effective personnel management will help to create more job opportunities in the Local Government Area.
3. It will also help to know the role of personnel administrative unit in local government administrative.
4. Effective personnel management will increase the economy of the local government and serve as a reference to poor administration.
The researches works enable the researcher to be acquainted with the fundamentals of research.
It has helped the researcher increase his knowledge and skills. Moreover, the research will help in fulfilling the requirements for the award of National Diploma (OND) in management.
Also the study might be of help as reference materials to others researchers who might be conducting similar research work and to educate more on the usefulness of personnel management in local government administration.
1.6 RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
Hi: There is no significance difference between personnel management and local government administration.
Hii: There is no significance relationship between personnel management and improvement off local government administration.
1.7 LIMITATIONS/SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The study was limited to Abak Local Government, Akwa Ibom State. Personnel management of local government, Abak for various years was used owing to limited resources.
Regarding time, comparisons could not be made with other local government in the state.