Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2018, Page: 103-108
Rural Accessibility and Distribution of Social-Services in Ise-Orun Local Government Areas of Ekiti State, Nigeria
Ale Adeniyi Samuel, Department of Geography and Planning Sciences, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akingba Akoko, Nigeria
Fatusin Afolabi Frances, Department of Geography and Planning Sciences, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akingba Akoko, Nigeria
Received: Jan. 29, 2018;       Accepted: May 3, 2018;       Published: Jul. 25, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.hss.20180604.11      View  690      Downloads  62
Abstract
This paper examined rural accessibility and distribution of public facilities in ise-orun local government areas of Ekiti State, Nigeria. Purposive sampling techniques were used to select 5 sampled rural settlements in the study area during reconnaissance survey while random sampling method was used to select one hundred and fifteen (150) adult respondents in the study area. The data collected were subjected to both descriptive and inferential statistical analyses. Chi-square statistical analysis was employed to test the significance of the stated hypothesis at α = 0.05. it was discovered that the calculated Chi-square value of 9.28 is lesser than the tabulated value (18.31), therefore the null hypothesis is rejected, while the alternative hypothesis is accepted. Meaning that road accessibility has great influence on spatial distribution of social infrastructure in the study area. In this wise the paper recommends that provision of basic infrastructural facilities such as well accessible roads, pipe borne water and electricity among others, should be given priority to further aids the growth of the rural areas for better rural sustainability and development of Ise-Orun LGAs.
Keywords
Access, Mobility, Social- Services, Rural and Sustainability
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Ale Adeniyi Samuel, Fatusin Afolabi Frances, Rural Accessibility and Distribution of Social-Services in Ise-Orun Local Government Areas of Ekiti State, Nigeria, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2018, pp. 103-108. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20180604.11
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