Author: Tunde Abioro
E-mail: abiorotunde@gmail.com
Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife (Nigeria)
Author: Omolara Akinyemi
Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife (Nigeria)
Year of publication: 2020
Source: Show
Pages: 87-104
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/ppsy2020406
PDF: ppsy/49-4/ppsy2020406.pdf

Modern governments in modern states in third world countries are overwhelmed with social circumstances that have forced citizens to resort to self-help. Also, prevalent unclear demographic and globalization issues are sometimes neutral lines of justification for either transit or destination posture of the West African states. Concisely, poverty issues have continuously permeated the West Africa region’s fabric, and the challenges seem protracting. It has implications for mobility, (women) trafficking, and human security, among others. The quantitative approach adopted profiled index while evaluating and descriptive methods explained the content. Among other findings, lack of national data and proper immigration service is obvious. Thus, adequate data for national planning is recommended. Further, ongoing regional and national initiatives for possible integration and collaboration to address challenges are advocated.

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