This study focuses on quarry, an aspect of economic activities in Mbajôv Community that has not received attention from scholars. It investigates the historical foundation and discusses the extraction processes of quarry in Mbajôv Community of Southern Tiv axis of Central Nigeria. The study attempts to bring into focus the role of quarry in the development of the study area. In doing this, the study exposes the plethora of challenges that has hindered quarry activities in Mbajôv Community. The essence of this study is to expose the seriousness of these challenges and in the process advance policy options towards transforming the industry for enhancing development. The study uses historical methodology intertwined with multidimensional approach which is also known as polymethodical or cross cutting research method; employing both descriptive, narrative, prescriptive, pictorial, analytical and empirical tools in the course of investigation and analysis of the subject matter. The study has discovered that, quarry industry contributed marginally to the development of the focal area. The argument is that, if the challenges that constrained quarry during the period under consideration are done away with, this would go a long way in enhancing effective extraction, marketing and transformation of the industry, as well as the whole Community and beyond.
Economics, Quarry, Mbajôv Community, Southern Tiv, and Central Nigeria.
Jacob I. Yecho , Elizabeth I. Yecho , Thaddeus T. Ityonzughul "The Economics Of Quarry In Mbajôv Community In Southern Tiv Axis Of Central Nigeria, 1960-2017" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 3 Issue 7 2020 Page 1-11
Jacob I. Yecho , Elizabeth I. Yecho , Thaddeus T. Ityonzughul "The Economics Of Quarry In Mbajôv Community In Southern Tiv Axis Of Central Nigeria, 1960-2017" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 3(7)