Jude Akaba (PhD), Osamuyi Aghasomwan Bello


This research examined how training and retraining affects the development of the workforce among local government employees of Oredo local government council in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Four research objectives were formulated.  Employees at the Oredo local government council, Edo State, participated in the study. Human capital theory illuminated this study. A carefully constructed questionnaire that was distributed to 250 Oredo Local Government Council employees was used to gather the primary data in which all the local government council's employees made up the study's population. Data were gathered using the one-time research survey method. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences, version 22.0, was used to analyze the manually inputted data. The variables were cross-tabulated across the major and subcategories, tested using the proper standardized statistics, and other pertinent measures, with the findings shown in tables. The study found that employee training and retraining increases their efficiency in providing services. The study concludes by saying that manpower training and retraining is extremely beneficial to the employees of Oredo local government council in Edo State since it has enhanced their level of productivity and service delivery. The study recommends that sufficient funds should be made available by the local government of Oredo for employee training and retraining as required.


Efficiency; Employees; Manpower development; Productivity; Retraining.

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