Roles of Women in National Development: A Study of Late Professor Dora Nkemakunyili

European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 133, No 2 , Pp. 143-160, June 2015

18 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2017

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Olumuyiwa Oludayo

Covenant University

Michael Anyaegbunam

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Nnedum Ugochukwu

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Bernard Chine

Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Dare Omonijo

Covenant University

Ohunakin Folakemi

Covenant University

Date Written: June 23, 2015

Abstract

This article explored the contributions of women to national development in Nigeria with a focus on late Prof. Dora Akunyili. The study employed qualitative data collected from archival documents and internet to examine research on national development, the life history of late Prof. Dora Akunyili and her contributions to national development. The study concluded that Professor Dora Akunyili’s performance has proven that women should never be taken for granted when it comes to handling the mantle of leadership. Therefore, this study suggested that Nigerian women be strongly encouraged to develop their potentials for greater contributions to the development of Nigeria.

Keywords: Roles, Women, Nation-Building, Study, Dora Akunyili

Suggested Citation

Oludayo, Olumuyiwa and Anyaegbunam, Michael and Ugochukwu, Nnedum and Chine, Bernard and Omonijo, Dare and Folakemi, Ohunakin, Roles of Women in National Development: A Study of Late Professor Dora Nkemakunyili (June 23, 2015). European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 133, No 2 , Pp. 143-160, June 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2799544

Olumuyiwa Oludayo

Covenant University ( email )

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Michael Anyaegbunam

Nnamdi Azikiwe University ( email )

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Awka, DE Anambra State 234
Nigeria

Nnedum Ugochukwu

Nnamdi Azikiwe University ( email )

Enugu-Onitsha Expressway
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Awka, DE Anambra State 234
Nigeria

Bernard Chine (Contact Author)

Nnamdi Azikiwe University ( email )

Enugu-Onitsha Expressway
PMB 5025
Awka, DE Anambra State 234
Nigeria

Dare Omonijo

Covenant University ( email )

P.M.B. 1023
Km 10 Idiroko road
Ota, Ogun State 234
Nigeria

Ohunakin Folakemi

Covenant University ( email )

Km 10 Idiroko road
Ota
Nigeria

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