Problems facing effective maintenance of facilities in tertiary institutions and its implications on sports development in Nigeria
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Department of Recreation and Excercise Science, Kenyetta University, Nairobi, Kenya
The purpose of this study was to examine the problems facing the effective maintenance culture of sports facilities in tertiary institutions in Nigeria and it implications on sports development. The research method used was a descriptive survey method. The population comprised sports personnel in ten selected Federal Universities in Nigeria which included sports administrators, directors, coaches, students' athletes, and non-academic staff especially the grounds men. The sample comprised 1,200 participants which were selected randomly from each of the six geopolitical zones, both Federal and first generation tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The inferential statistics of Chi- square X2 was also used to test all stated hypotheses at a 0.05 level of significance. Four hypotheses were stated and tested and result indicated that: budgetary allocation, commercialization, over usage and weather significantly affects maintenance of sports facilities" in tertiary institutions in Nigeria
Awoyinfa, J.O., Adewunmi, C.M. & Ogunsemoore, M.A. (2017). Problems facing effective maintenance of facilities in tertiary institutions and its implications on sports development in Nigeria. East Africa Journal of Interdiscilinary Studies and Researches in Education, 3(2), 229-241.