An Assessment of Public Private Partnerships for Housing Projects in Bauchi State, North Eastern Nigeria

Sanda Nehemiah Yakubu, Natalia A. Anigbogu, Mallo Maren Daniel

Abstract


Public Private Partnership (PPP) has gained wide acceptance as a strategy for housing provision in many countries. However, the level of success varies from one country to the other due to economic, political and cultural variations. This study examines PPP in housing in Bauchi State in Nigeria using Unity Housing Estate as a case study with the view to examine its performance and to suggest possible measures for improving the effectiveness of the concept. Methods of data collection used were semi-structured interviews and direct observation. Interviews responses were tape-recorded in addition to note taking which were subsequently transcribed and validated. The model of PPP used in the area was the Design-Build-Finance arrangement in which the private party takes the responsibilities for the design, finance and construction of the housing units. The houses were far beyond the affordability level of the target beneficiaries. Some of the challenges depicted were lack of political will, corruption among government agents and private sector developers, insincerity of contacting parties and unavailability of development fund. The study suggests among others, attitudinal change among stakeholders to ensure the success of PPP housing, the need to establish and empower relevant institutions that will help in fighting corruption.

Full Text:

PDF

References


REFERENCES:

Abdullahi, B. C. and Abd-Aziz, W. (2010). Nigeria’s Housing Policy and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Strategy: Reflections on Achieving Home Ownership for Low-Income in Group in Abuja, Nigeria. Urban Dynamics and Housing Change.

Abdullahi B.C. and Abd Aziz W.A (2011) Pragmatic Housing Policy in the Quest for Low- Income Group Housing Delivery in Malaysia. Journal of Design and Built Environment. 8;pp21-38. https://www.um.edu.ng. 06.11.2014.

Abdul-Aziz A. R. and Kassim, P. S. J. (2011). Objectives, Success and Failure Factors of Housing Public-Private Partnerships in Malaysia. Habitat International. 35: 150 -157

Adeogun, O. B. and Taiwo, A. A. (2011). Housing Delivery through Public-Private Partnership in Nigeria and the Case for Beneficiaries’ Involvement. Journal of Construction Project management and Innovation. 1(2);63-79.

Ahmed, M. B., Moohammad, Y. A. and Abubakar, S. U.(2010). Assessing Delievry in Nasarawa State Through Public Private Partnership: Focus on the 500 Housing Units in Lafiya. Proceedings of the International Conference of the School of Environmental Technonology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. 25th -27th October. PP 358-365.

Al-Shareem, K. M., Yusof, N., Roosli, R. B., & Abdullah, A. (2004). Public Private Partnership as a Housing Delivery for Affordable Housing Development in Yemen. Business Management Dynamics , 3 (8). www.academia.edu/Delivery_for...

Andrew, O.N.(1998): Trends in the supply of affordable housing meeting American’s housing needs (AAHD). A habitat II follow-up project.

Augustine, S.T. (2005) Housing conditions in Kakuri District, Kaduna. Department of Geography and Planning, University of Jos.

Barron, E.N. (2007). Game Theory: An Introduction. A John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Publication.

Canadian Council for Public Private partnership. (2011). Public private Patnerships: A Guide for Municipalities. Canada.

Carbonara, N., Costantino, N., Pellegrino, R., & Sciancalepore, F. (2011). Italian PPP Applications: A Theoritical Framework. Public Private Partnership in Transport: Trends and Theory - Research Roadmap.www.ppptransport.eu/docs/Final/intro.pdf

Choe, S. C. (2002). The Promises and Pitfalls of Public Private Partnerships in Korea. International Social Science Journal, 54 (172), 253-260.

Creswell, J. W. (2007), Qualitative inquiry & research design: choosing among five approaches, 2nd ed., California: Sage Publications Inc.minholee.blogspot.com/…9/02/qualitative-research...

Dahiru, D., Abdul’Azeez, A. D. and Bala, K. (2013). Study of Measures of enhancing Public Private Partnership towards Infrastructural Development in Nigeria. Sustainable Building Conference. Coventry University.

Daniel, M. M. (2014). Enabling Access to Housing in Jos, Nigeria: Implementation and the New

Bureaucrats. A thesis Submitted in Partial fulfillment of the Requirements of Sheffield Hallam University for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Fowler, A. and Walsh, M. (1999). Conflicting Perceptions of Success in an Information Systems Project. International Journal of Project Management. 17(1) 1- 10.

Ibem, E. O. (2010). An Assessment of the Role of Government Agencies in Public-Private Partnerships in Housing Delivery in Nigeria. Journal of construction in developing countries. 15(2)23-48.

Ibem, E.O. and Aduwo, E. B. (2012). Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in Housing Provision in Ogun State, Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges.

Iboh, A. A., Adindu, C. C. and Oyoh, A. J. (2013). Public Private Partnership Construction Project Disputes in Nigeria. JORIND 11(1); 6-11. www.ajol.info/journal/jorind

Li, B., & Akintoye, A. (2003). An Overview of Public Private Partnership: In Akintoye, A.; Beck, M. and Hardcastle, C. (Eds.) Public Private Partnerships: Managing Risks and Opportunities. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kargol, A., & Sokol, E. (2007). Public Private Partnership and Game Theory. Gazdalkodas , 51 (19), 93 -101.

Marshall, C., & Rossman, G. B. (1995). Designing Qualitative Research. Newbury Park, CA: SAGE Publications.

Mu, R., de Jong, M. and Heuvelhof, E. (2010). A typology of Strategic Behaviour During PPP for Expressways: Lessons from China and Implications for Europe. European Journal of Transport and Infrastucture Research. 10(1): 42-62. www.ejtir.tbm.tudelft.ni

National Council For Private Partnership. (2012). Testing Tradition: Assessing the Added value of Public Private Partnerships. Allington, VA 22201: National Council For Private Partnership.

Onuorah, O. B. (2014). Public Private Partnership a Viable Tool for Sustainable Construction in Achieving Quality and Affordable Shelter in Nigeria. The Internal Journal of Science & Technology. www.theijst.com

Pessoa, A. (2006). Public Private Sector Partnerships in Developing Countries: Prospects and Drawbacks. Faculdade de Economia do Portowww.researchgate.net/…on/24111613

Rapoport, A. (1988). Games, Peace and Change. A journal of Peace Research. 13; PP 1-167

Republic of Ghana (2011). National Policy on Public Private Partnerships (PPP): Private Participation in Infrastructure and Services for Better Public Service Delievry.

Saunders, M., Lewis P. and Thornhill, A. (2009). Research Methods for Business Students. Financial Times Prentice Hall Inc., London.https://books.google.co.uk/out/Research_Methods...

Sengupta, U. (2005). Government Intervention and Public-Private Partnerships in Housing Delivery in Kalkata. Habitat International. 30(3), pp 448-461. www.elsevier.com/locate/habitat. 12.10.2013

UN-HABITAT (2011). Public-Private Partnerships in Housing and Urban Development. The Global Urban Economic Dialogue Series.

Yang, Y., Hou, Y., & Wang, Y. (2013). On the Development of Public private Paartnerships in Transitional Economies; An Explanatory Framework. The American Society for Public Administration, 73 (2), 301 - 310.

Yin, R. K. (2006), Handbook of complementary methods in education research. American research association. Washington DC.link.springer.com/…/10.1007/978-981-287-014-8_7/...

Zou, W., & Kumaraswamy, M. (2009). Game Theory Based Understanding of Dynamic Relationships Between Public and Private Sectors in PPPs. In A. Dainty (Ed.), Proceedeings 25th Annual ARCOM Conference (pp. 197 - 205). Nothingham, UK: Assocition of Reserachers in Construction Management.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijrd.v4i1.9933

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Interantional Journal of Regional Development  ISSN 2373-9851

Copyright © Macrothink Institute 

To make sure that you can receive messages from us, please add the 'macrothink.org' domains to your e-mail 'safe list'. If you do not receive e-mail in your 'inbox', please check your 'spam' or 'junk' folder.