1. It gave the natives a sense of belonging.
2. It preserved native authorities and cultural norms.
3. It was a cheap and easy form of administration.
4. It modernized the traditional institutions.
5. Traditional rulers were trained in the art of modern local administration.
6. It brought respect to the traditional rulers.
7. It brought the government and the governed together.
8. It protected the colonialists from the native social
9. it provided for a stable political system.