Assessment of Life Satisfaction Among Retired Kwara State Civil Servants Amidst Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown

Muraina Kamilu Olanrewaju, Hassan Abdulhafis Adeyinka

1Faculty of Education, Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, Kwara State;
2Faculty of Education, Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, Kwara State
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to assess life satisfaction among retired Kwara state civil servants amidst covid-19 pandemic Lockdown. Descriptive research design of ex-post-facto type was used in the study. The study tested the retired civil servants in Kwara state, Nigeria. One hundred respondents were selected using purposive and convenient method. The respondents were measured with validated scale with 0.81 and the data obtained was analyzed, using percentage and t-test statistical tools for two research questions raised. The result showed low level of life satisfaction of retired civil servants and there was no signifi cant diff erence in life satisfaction of male and female retired Kwara state civil servants (t= .07; p>0.05). In view of these fi ndings, the study recommended that government should put retirees interest in mind and severed their basic retirement need as at when due such as gratuity and pension.
Keywords: Covid-19 Pandemic, Retirement, Life Satisfaction, and Gender.
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