The needs of the young, the aged, the sick, and the disabled and the relative contributions of the ablebodied constitute important factors in the distribution of the family wealth (Awolowo, 1968).
Below Are The Specific Functions Of Social Welfare In Nigeria;
Provision of health care for the sick or aged
Provision of child’s health insurance
Provision of supplemental nutrition assistance
It helps government to maximise waste of public funds through legislature’s oversight functions
It avails members of the public an opportunity to engage themselves in positive adventure
Provision of financial assistance for the needy