Major Role of Locally Made Charcoal Business in Promoting Entrepreneurial Status in Nigeria

Yohanna A. Timothy


The aim of this study was to investigate the role of charcoal business in promoting entrepreneurial industries in Nigeria. A total of three hundred (300) questionnaires were distributed in three (3) states of northern Nigeria (Adamawa, Borno and Gombe State) major charcoal dealers, Charcoal Suppliers, Charcoal Distributors and Customers were each chosen from the sample state. It was discovered that 88% of respondents deal with Local made Charcoal. It also showed that 92% of the responses strongly agreed that Charcoal Business is lucrative; therefore These findings suggested that Charcoal may not be major factors in promoting entrepreneur, but it was the fastest in creating jobs and promotion of trade in such a way that its exports is multi-Billion Dollar industries. It is recommended that, Government have to give maximum attention to charcoal business as key remedy of Job creation in Nigeria.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n12p139

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