SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF POTTERY BUSINESS TO THE PEOPLE OF ISAN EKITI FROM 1960-2000

Matthew Kehinde Olasebikan

Abstract


This paper examines the socio-economic impacts of pottery business to the people of Isan Ekiti, how it has impacted their life in diverse ways economically, socially and religiously. It then makes recommendations for further improvements. It uses a simple historical methodology involving the use of oral interviews and secondary sources. The paper revealed the socio-economic impacts as well as religious relevance of pottery business to people of Isan Ekiti between 1960 to 2000. It concluded that pottery in the town were not only functionally and technically competent but aesthetically pleasing which enhance Entrepreneurial Development especially among the women folks.


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Socio-economic impacts, pottery business, Isan Ekiti people.

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