EFFECT OF ETHICS ON ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY IN PUBLIC TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, BALI, TARABA STATE.
This study examines Effect of Ethics on Administrative Accountability in Public Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria using Federal Polytechnic, Bali Taraba State. The specific objectives of the study are to examine the influence of school environment, the teacher and host community on ethics and accountability in Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State. The study employed survey research design. Data was collected from 366 systematically selected respondents. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive statistics and regression analysis to test the hypotheses. The findings of the study indicated that school environment, the teacher and the host community have a positive and significant influence on ethics and accountability. Based on the findings, it is recommended that The Stakeholders must ensure to cultivate the habit of doing things right rather than basing all decisions on political and ethnic considerations.