Management Technology Education and the Challenges Of Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria

Ayuba A. , Aminu, Charas Madu Tella, Mohammed , Madawaki


Increasingly nowadays ‘good governance’ is viewed as a keystone in the architecture of effective leadership and “the exercise of political power to manage a nation’s affair. It encompasses the state’s institutional and structural arrangements in decision-making processes and implementation.  The concept has moved to the fore and the aim is to convince decision-makers about the merits of effective management and transparency, and of the need to have effective managers to manage the available resources. However, absences of such have resulted to the persistent crisis of governance such as corruption, mismanagement and have blocked development. This ugly situation has left good governance and accountability as just a mere concept. As a result today, Nigeria is characterized by problems of poverty, disease, ignorance, and above all lack of good managers. Consequently, Poverty, hunger, hunger, diseases, ignorance has moved to the forefront of global concern. Particular importance is the commitment of the United Nations to reduce developing countries’ such as Nigeria level of  poverty as now reflected in the objectives of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) consisted of 189 membership states.

Keywords: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Managers/Management Education,

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