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The objectives of this study were three fold: 1.to study the patterns of acquiring local government leaders in these countries; 2. to compare the patterns acquiring local government leaders in these of countries; and 3. to study the administrative practices of local government leaders in these countries.
The study was qualitative in method. The needed data were collected from documents, internet , and archival records. The collected data were analyzed by categorizing, synthesizing and summarizing.
As results of the data analysis, the researcher has found the following facts; Most of the local government leaders gained their positions by dint of election; forms of local government in these countries were varied and many such as monarchy and presidency ; and in virtually all of these countries, the administration was based on a single state.
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