Othuke Valentine OROKA Ph.D


The study investigated the influence of campus politics on Business Education student‟s academic performance in Delta State owned tertiary institutions. . Five research questions raised were answered and one null hypothesis formulated was analyzed in the study. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The total population is 568 Business Education students made up of 249 in Delta State University Abraka, 52 students in College of education Mosogar, 129 in University of Delta, Agbor and 138 in College of education, Warri. Simple random technique was used to select fifty percent (50%) which is 285 Business Education students as the sample size. The Likert scale questionnaire was the major instrument used for data collection for the study. The data collected were analyzed using Mean (X) and Standard Deviation (SD) for the research questions, while Pearson Product Moment was used to analyze the null hypothesis. The findings from the analysis of the responses in research questions and hypothesis indicates that student‟s response agree with the extent to which campus politics affects Business Education student‟s class attendance and academic performance. It was however recommended that Students should be enlightened on the need and reasons for campus politics through unions and during orientation before joining school politics.


Keywords:           Campus, Politics, Business Education & Academic Performance

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