AN EVALUATION OF TRICYCLE TRANSPORTATION AS A MEANS OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMME IN ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE
This study examines the role of tricycle as a means of Poverty Alleviation Programme in Alimosho Local Government. Tricycle is one of the mode of land transport that has provided job opportunities for youths across Nigeria. Both the Federal, state and private individuals have invested in this means of transportation so as to assist the youth and help reduce crime and rate of social malaise rocking Alimosho local government and its environs. The paper employs primary and secondary sources as interviews were granted to tricycle riders to ascertain their opinions on the programme. The findings show that unlike other means of poverty alleviation programme that had been introduced since independence, tricycle transport is the most dependable and lasting programme that endured overtime.