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Appraisal of Maintenance Culture in Technical Colleges in Ebonyi State

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Abstract

This study is aimed at identifying the problem hindering the development of maintenance culture in Ebonyi State Technical Colleges. The study was motivated by the lack of skilled technical instructors and the presence of obsolete machines and equipment in Ebonyi State Technical Colleges. The available machines and equipment were abandoned because of either electrical or mechanical faults. These problems of lack of maintenance culture have caused serious setbacks to technical college programmes in Ebonyi State. In order to collect data to answer research questions. The researcher designed and validated a questionnaire for the respondent. The data obtained from the subjects were statistically using the mean, standard deviation and the t-test to answer the research questions and test-hypothesis.