THE IMPACT OF OGBOMOSO EMIGRANTS ON SOCIO-POLITICAL STRUCTURE OF OGBOMOSO COMMUNITY 1969-2010.
1.1. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
According to oxford Advance Learners, Dictionary, Migration is the movement of large numbers of people from one place to another 1. Which characterized human existence from the time immemorial for food; shelter and security? However, There are two main perspectives of the theories of migration economic
and non economic determinants of migration. Firstly, migration is usually from low income areas with few job opportunities with the objectives of improving the status and economic wellbeing of the migrants. Secondly, the non-economic factors aect the decision to migrate such as means of co-villagers at
destination, ethnic compatibility and residual environmental factors at both origin and destination2.
This study therefore, attempt to study the different migration patterns between 1969 when the migration became well noticed in Ogbomoso and year 2010 when their impact became highly appreciated.
1.2 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
Firstly, the purpose of this essay is to examine the factors that led to the movement of some indigences of Ogbomoso to other places in Nigeria and beyond and why some have decided to be permanently residence at their new places. Secondly, to examined their socio-political and Economic set up through their organization and to examine how they impacted on socio-political, and economic structure of Ogbomoso community between 1969 and 2010.
1.3. SCOPE OF THE STUDY
This research work examined the impact of Ogbomoso emigrants on socio-political structure of Ogbomoso community during 1969 when migration became rampant in the midst of people of Ogbomoso till 2010.
Also, greater emphasis will be laid on the factors responsible for the migration of Ogbomoso indigences to other parts of Nigeria. The impact of the various migration in Ogbomoso community is yet to be written, and this is what this essay is set to accomplish.
1. 4 SIGNIFICANCE
This essay will enlighten people on the development that Ogbomoso emigrants brought to Ogbomoso community and this may prompt other researchers to carry out research on similar topic However, this research work will also xray their negative eect on the town because migration depopulated Ogbomoso which had adversely acted quick development of the town (Ogbomoso)
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