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question 7

Identify any four features of the policy of Indirect Rule in West Africa. 



         This question was popular among the candidates. Those who attempted it did well above average as they were able to properly articulate their ideas in a very convincing manner. The candidates were expected to explain the following points in order to score well in this question:
                         (i)        Recognition and use of some traditional rulers/Emirs.
(ii)        Warrant chiefs were appointed in Igboland.
(iii)       The use of native laws and customs.
(iv)       Resident officers/provincial commissioners were appointed to administer the provinces.
(v)        District commissioners were appointed to administer the districts, etc.

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