Urbanization is continuous worldwide phenomenon which influenced by various economic activities. This study aimed to assess driving reasons and performers that throw in a bunch for the spreading out of Dukem Metropolis. The firsthand data sources were gathered by means of questionnaires and secondhand data sources were gathered from reports, legal documents, previous study documents, and socio-economic data. The findings of the study revealed that establishment of industries and industrialization, position of the municipality, and increases in populace dimension were the dominate factors for the expansions of the town. Besides, private investors, government officials’ brokers and speculators were the key actors for expansion of the town. Hence, monitoring and controlling horizontal expansion of the town using land use planning principles are the pinnacle remedy.
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