Publisher: Centre For Social Science Research Enugu

He Dwindling Performance of Public Organisations In Nigeria: The Role of Corporate Governance

Emma Chukwuemeka. Phd, Elizabeth Uzoamaka Okechukwu, Phd, Kenneth O. Iloanya
KEYWORDS: Performance, governance, regulatory agencies, organization


This study examined the effect of corporate governance practices on the performance of government organizations in Nigeria. Twenty government establishments in Enugu,the area of study were studied. Questionnaire and face to face interview were used in the collection of data. The hypotheses were tested using the Spearman’s rank correlation. Our findings revealed among others that there is relationship between corporate governance and the performance of corporate governance regulatory agencies. Corporate governance mechanism in Enugu state public organizations does not conform to the laid down standards. Based on the findings the major recommendations proffered include that corporate governance regulatory agencies should
discharge their duties without fear or favor. They should shun all forms of gratification and render objective report on government organizations. 

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