By Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran
This ebook explores the procedures of migration and integration in the West African sub-region and finds subsisting grants and screw ups of the ECOWAS' purpose of transmuting the sub-region right into a unmarried socio-economic (and political) entity.
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However, this migratory trend had commenced as early as 1903. 0006 Migration and Regional Integration in West Africa Nigeria, Lawan (2004) had observed that no less than 70,000 Nigerians mainly from Hausa-Fulani and Kanuri ethnic groups were established in Sudan. Mahadi (1989) confirmed that the 1948 census in Ghana had shown that about 46,800 Nigerians were residing in the country, and that their number had doubled by 1959, reaching 100,000. Prothero (1957) also noted that during the 1952–1953 census, an estimated 260,000 migrants had left Nigeria to go to the Gold Coast (Ghana), Dahomey (Benin Republic), Cote d’Ivoire and Togo.
At a point, all Ejigbo-Yoruba pioneer migrants and wards (under EJIGBO PARAPO) reported him to the Ivorian authority. Thereafter, he was deported to Nigeria’ (IweItanOmo Nigeria, 1958, pp. 6–8, ObaYoruba Palace Archive, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire). 0007 Migration and Regional Integration in West Africa members preceding the rule of Alagba Muteru. Ostensibly, the network group (or association) of the people had been functioning above existing parochial, individuals’ interests or manipulations of the few.
Despite prevalent colonial, cultural and geographical impediments between Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire, the Ejigbo-Yoruba have been able to sustain the long established chain of migration between the two West African countries, over time and space, though a seemingly sister-Anglophone nation of Ghana, and two other West African countries—Togo and Republic of Benin—have to be bypassed. 0007 Social Organization of Mobility cogent views on patterns of both internal and international migrations. Early precursors to contemporary organizational and networking analyses have been noted in the writings of Emile Durkheim and Ferdinand Tonnies, especially during the late 19th century.