THE ACTIVITIES OF I.M.T MULITI-PURPOSE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LTD ENUGU (FROM 1995 – 2004) A CASE STUDY OF I.M.T ENUGU MULTI- PURPOSE CO—OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED I.M.T ENUGU. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON CO-OPERATIVE ECONOMICS
To achieve this the researcher under took the project work by making a case study of IMT multi-purpose co-operative society and individuals with sound knowledge of co-operative for the purpose of getting relevant primary and secondary data tat will be helpful in the research analysis.
The primary data are in the from of face to face interview with some students of IMT Enugu especially students of co-operative Economics and management and individual making up the suppressed of the study.
Review of conceptual and actual research was done on past works of many author published reports, news papers and Journals. The data collected were analyses by writing a general background of multi-purpose co-operative society and their performance.
In view of the finding it was recommended amo0ng other thing that the achievements could be divided into past and present which include achievements created by the head of department co-operative , Economics and management department in general.
Co-operation is an interesting area of study . it teaches how the common people (consumers Employers, farmers, tenants, students and Artisans) can go into business successfully not for profit, but for service to themselves and by so doing eliminate for their live the daily exploitation which they suffer at the hands of profiteering middle men.
Anything done outside without co-operation breeds corruption exploitation of man by man bad business practice using stiff completion and ruthless pursuit for the markets and the likes.
A co-operative society is a voluntary association of people formed to improve their economic status. In a co-operative society membership is not obligatory people join at their own will they are free and independent. A co-operative society can them be defined as an association of persons who off their own free will join together to solve their common and collective economic needs through mutual help enterprise.