Waec 2016 Civic Education Answers – May/June Expo

i)An individual must participate in the election
ii)An individual must obey the constitution of federal republick of nigeria
iii)An individul must not involve in riot and anti-social activities
iv)An individual must not commit crime agains fellow citizen and the government
v)An individual must obey the constituted authority such as polic,court,military national assembly laws, etc
Representative democracy is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.
-For freedom and self liberty
-to enhance free and fair voting.
-to improve the national intergrity of the state
-universal adult suffrage
-freedom of press
-seperation of power
-lack of rule of law
-improvised judiciary
-impartiality of power
-seperation of power
-self mindedness
-the rule of many
-political illitracu
-it is costly
i)Contentment helps to eliminate jealousy and envy in people
ii)Contentment leads to peaceful and developed society
iii)Contentment promotes tolerance in the country
iv)Contentment reduces the feelings of inferiority among the people
-It leads to corruption
-It makes a man greedy
-It can also lead to theft.
Youth empowerment is a process where
children and young people are encouraged to take charge of their lives. They do this by addressing their situation and then take action in order to improve their access to resources and transform their consciousness through
their beliefs, values, and attitudes.
i)Economic empowerment teaches
entrepreneurial skills, how to take ownership
of their assets and how to have income
ii)Social empowerment teaches
youth about social inclusion and literacy as
well as helping kids find the resources to be proactive in their communities.
iii)Cultural empowerment aims to recreate cultural practices and redefine cultural rules and norms for youth.
i) Expansion of the Scholarship Scheme at
the undergraduate and postgraduate
levels. The effort is designed to assist
youths to acquire education at the
tertiary level and to build up a formidable stock of human capital in critical areas of
the economy.
ii) Declaration of Amnesty for repentant
cultists: This administration assumed
office with a burden of youth irredentism
and proliferation of secret cult
movements. Governments resolve has been that these youths misled by previous
administration can be accommodated by
the Restoration Government upon
iii) Revamping the educational system in the
state to improve access and quality.
Governor Seriake Dickson declared a State
of emergency in Education and made
primary and Post-Primary education free and compulsory. Implementation of this
programme has taken off already though
much still needs to be done.
A national consciousness is a shared sense of national identity,that is, a shared understanding that a people group shares a common ethnic/linguistic/cultural background.
i)Tolerating one another: This means the
willingness or a way of allowing people to do what they want to say without
criticizing or punishing them.
ii) Living in harmony: People should live
with good understanding of themselves,
no fighting or disagreement with one
iii)Patriotism of the citizens: This refers to
one’s love towards his country or nation.
A patriotic citizen will wish his country
iv)Showing hospitality: That is where the
citizens exhibit friendly behaviour
towards their visitors in the nation.

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