Public Infrastructure Provision in Bauchi Metropolis, Nigeria

Ibrahim Idris, Samirah Ibrahim Jibril, Hadiza Tijjani Bello, Muhammad Usman Adekunle


This study aims to assess the Public infrastructure provision in Bauchi Metropolis, Nigeria, to propose areas of improvement. The study adopted the use of a quantitative approach and data were collected through a questionnaire survey from 382 house head holds proportionate selected from the target population in Bauchi metropolis. The data collected were subjected to descriptive with mean ranking, frequency distribution. The study revealed that communication facilities were the most provided facility provision, followed by market facilities and water facilities provision. Solid waste disposal facilities and fire protection services were the least facilities provided in the study area. It recommended that public infrastructural facilities provided in the area should be based on the resident’s preference and need.


Infrastructure; Provision; Facilities; Services; Preference; Residents

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