MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

Subject  CIVIC EDUCATION

Class      PRIMARY SIX (6)

Term      SECOND TERM

Week      WEEK 9

Topic     MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

 

Previous Topic :

Pupils have previous knowledge of  GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA   that was taught as a topic in the previous lesson

 

Behaviuoral Objectives 

At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to

  • define government institutions
  • give examples of government institutions
  • say the duties of government institutions

Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation

 

Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks

Content : 

Objectives of Universal Basic Education Programmes (UBE)

  1. It gives room for free basic education for all Nigerians.
  2. It equips Nigerian with the basic knowledge and skills.
  3. It gives equal opportunities to all children within the basic academic age.
  4. It reduces roaming about the streets due to poverty
  5. It reduces children begging for arms.
  6. It reduce illiteracy to a very significant level

OBJECTIVES OF NATIONAL ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGY (NEEDS)

  1. Promote value orientation
  2. Wealth generation
  3. Alleviation of poverty
  4. Creation of Job
  5. Empowerment of the people

OBJECTIVES OF DUE PROCESS (DP)

  1. It forbid favoritism in award of contracts and projects.
  2. It forbid the abuse of office by government officials.
  3. It promote efficiency in execution.
  4. It allow promote honesty, transparency and accountability.
  5. It subdue corruption.

FUNCTIONS OF NATIONAL AGENCY FOR FOOD, DRUG, ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL (NAFDAC)

It performs the following functions:

  • They carry out the necessary tests and ensure that standards are been followed.
  • They monitor and control circulation of fake drugs.
  • They monitor and control circulation of Expires drugs
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of food.
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of drugs.
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of cosmetics.
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of medical devices.
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of packaged water.
  • They control the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of chemicals.
  • They register food, bottle water and chemical product.
  • They inspect imported food, drugs cosmetic and other related products.
  • They establish a quality assurance system and certification.
  • They undertake investigation into production premises and raw materials for food, drugs, cosmetic etc.
  • They issue certifications of production sites.

FUNCTIONS OF INDEPENDENT CORRUPT PRACTICE AND OTHER RELATED OFFENCES COMMISSION (ICPC)

The following are the functions of icpc:

  1. It raise public awareness on the negative effects of corruption.
  2. To subdue bribery and corruption in public service.
  3. To install discipline in public life.
  4. To impose abidance with due process in all government transactions.
  5. To receive and investigate reports of corruption.
  6. To prosecute the offenders.
  7. To review, examine and enforce the correction of corruption prone systems and procedure of public bodies, to eliminate corruption in public life.

FUNCTIONS OF ECONOMIC FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)

The functions of EFCC are as follows:

  1. To battle corruption.
  2. It investigate crimes such as money laundering and advance fee fraud (419).
  3. It persecute financial criminals.
  4. It enforce laws and regulations relating to economic and financial crime.
  5. To ensure transparency and public accountability in public life.
  6. To prevent economic undermine.

FUNCTIONS OF STANDARD ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA (SON)

The functions of SON are as follows:

  1. It ensures that all goods produce are of quality standard.
  2. It ensure good imported to Nigeria have good quality.
  3. It investigate and certify factories, products and laboratories.
  4. To investigate the quality of facilities, materials and products in Nigeria.
  5. They develop methods for testing materials, supplies and equipments acquired for use.
  6. They register and regulate standards marks and specifications.
  7. They collaborate with state and federal ministries of health in promoting activities.
  8. Reduce the prevalence of goods with poor standard in market.

NATIONAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (NDLEA)

The functions of NDLEA are as follows:

  1. They eliminate cannabis is by destroying cannabis planting.
  2. They target the leaders of narcotics and money laundering organization by seizing all their drug proceeds.
  3. They educate people about the dangers of taking narcotics like cocaine, heroin, hemps.
  4. They coordinate all drug laws and it enforcement.
  5. They check for indiscriminate sale and consumption of drugs.

Government institutions in Nigeria 

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Presentation

 

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2.

He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

 

Conclusion

The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.

 

Evaluation

Write out the full meaning  of the following governments institutions in Nigeria

  1. EFCC
  2. ICPC
  3. NAFDAC
  4. SON
  5. NDLEA
  6. Mention three government institution.
  7. Mention the functions of the following Government institutions
  8. National Agency for food, Drug, Administration and Control NAFDAC.
  9. Independent Corrupt Practice and other related Offences Commission (ICPC).
  10. Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
  11. Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON).
  12. National drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

 

 

 

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