Solid Waste Disposal: A Way of Controlling Soil Erosion in Usen Community, Ovia South West Local Government Area, Edo State, Nigeria

Publication Date : 06/01/2021

Author(s) :

1Isemede Ose Ahiante Patricia, 2 Iyoha Efosa O, 3 Idehen Arthur.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
Issue 1
(01 - 2021)

Abstract :

This paper examined solid waste disposal: A way of controlling soil erosion in Usen community, Ovia South West Local Government Area, Edo state, Nigeria. The purpose for this study was to investigate the influence of soil erosion as result of solid waste disposal in Usen community four research question were raised and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Correlational survey design was utilized, 1000 respondents were sampled out through simple random sampling technique from five streets. Questionnaire was used to collect data for the study multiple and linear regression were used to analyzed the instrument. The study revealed that flooding significantly influences soil erosion in Usen community. Among the recommendations was that all stakeholders, the government, the community should play that roles to pave way for proper planning and control of soil erosion in Usen.

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