AUTOMATED ESTATE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
A CASE STUDY OF DANA STEEL ESTATE MANAGEMENT AGENCY, KATSINA.
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
HUSSAINI ADAMU FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC KAZAURE
August , 2012
I hereby declare that this project work was been conducted by me under the supervision of Malam Muntari of the Department of Computer science, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polyechnic Kazaure.
This is to certify that this research work is carried out by Sa’adatu with Adm. No. CSC/CS/10/039 of the Computer Science Department of College of Science and technology, fully adequate in scope and quality for the award of National Diploma in Computer Science, Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure.
………………… ……………… Mal. Date
(Head of Department)
………………….. ……………. External ExaminerDate
This project work is solely dedicated to my beloved father.
Thanks be to Almighty Allah for guiding me and giving me all the opportunity to conduct this project exercise successfully. Peace and blessing of Allah be upon Prophet Muhammad (S A W). I also pray for Allah’s guidance in all my feature undertakings.
I Wish to express my sincere gratitude to my supervisor in this project, Engr. Jamilu Ya’u for his advice, useful suggestion and for sparing his precious time to read through the work. May Allah (S.W.A) reward him abundantly. My special thanks goes to other departmental lectures such as Dr Usman Gana, Dr B.I.Tijjani, Malam Aliyu Idris Yusuf, Dr. Hamisu Maiunguwa, Professor Y. Haruna, Mal. Aliyu Idris Yusuf, Professor Momor, Mal. Lawal Ibrahim, Malam Abdullahi Audi, (Acting HOD),to mention but few. You really have spent your wealthy time to make me who I am today .thank you and God continues to protect and bless you.
I must express my sincere gratitude to my parents for their cooperation and support (morally and financially) provided throughout my period of my study. Without their support this course wouldn’t have been possible.
Furthermore, I would like to express my gratitude to the following people who contributed a lot both in advice and financially, they are Ummaru Lawal, Alhaji Sa’adu Lawal, Isiyaku Lawal , Aminu Lawal, may Allah bless us amin.
My special thanks goes to my decent wife (Amira Sulaiman Farfaru) and our sons (Usman and Ahmad Babangida), who were able to accommodate my absent every day under the pretext of going to school when I am supposed to be with them, may Almighty Allah continue to guide, protect, bless and forgive all of you.
In fact, during my study in the university, there were numerous guys who have proved to be equivalent to my blood family such as all members of the class and entire departmental students may Allah forgive all of us and bless us.
TABLE OF CONTENT
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1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY1
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM2
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY2
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 3
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTION4
1.6 SCOPE AND LIMITATION4
1.7 DEFINATION OF TERMS4
2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE6
2.1 RETIREMENT BENEFITS IN LOCAL GOVT6
2.2 FUNDING LEVELS OF ESTATE SCHEME7
2.3.3 ESTATE ALLOCATION WHERE AN OFFICER DIES
2.4 POINTS TO CONSIDER BEFORE PROCESSING ESTATE MGT. 11