2019 WAEC GCE CIVIC EDUCATION ANSWERS
(i) To create an awareness and an understanding of our social and physical environment as a whole in its natural, man-made cultural and spiritual resources for national development.
(ii) To develop a capacity to learn to acquire certain basic skills including not only those of listening, speaking, reading and writing and of calculation, but also those skills of observations, analysis and inference which are essential to formation of sound social, economic and political judgment.
(iii) To ensure the acquisition of that relevant body of knowledge and information which is an essential prerequisite to personal development as well as positive personal contribution to the improvement of mankind.
(iv) To develop a sympathetic appreciation of the diversity and inter-dependency of all members of the local community and the wider national and international community.
(v) To develop in students positive attitudes of togetherness, comradeship and cooperation towards a healthy nation. The inculcation of appropriate values of honesty, integrity, hard-work, fairness and justice at work and play, as well as ones contribution to the development of the nation.
Constituted authorities are the laid down laws of any society to guide actions and in-actions of its members.
(i)the promote national unity among the citizen.
(ii)they maintain law and order.
(iii)they protect the citizen against internal and external attack.
(iv) they ensure that unlawful goods are not imported into the country.
(v)they guarantee equality of citizen and treat all citizen fairly.
(vi)they ensure that amenities provided by government are secured and protected e;g pipelines, street light , water etc.
(ii)Violent behavioural tendencies.
(iv)Accelerated body functioning.
(i) Violation of laws by engaging in disorderly conduct or assaultive behavior
(ii) risk taking that are personally dangerous and put others in jeopardy, such as driving or operating machineries while intoxicated.
(iii) abusers of hard drugs tend to neglect bligations at work,and their commitments at home and family start to erode.
(iv) Continuous use of hard drugs even when it is clear that such behaviour entails significant risks or creates problems in living.
(i)Crime reduction and National Security: Empowerment ensures that youth has the necessary skill to sustain a livelihood, preventing him to adopt the path of crime.
(ii)Improved Standard of Education: Empowerment can help youth to understand the importance of education that leads to social improvement of the country. The empowered youths can donate educational facilities to primary, secondary and even to tertiary institutions.
(iii)Good Governance: When the youths are empowered, they empower the masses, thereby paving path for a better future. To build a better tomorrow, we need to nurture the youths of today.
(i)Unemployment: Unarguably the biggest problem youth is facing today. But what can be expected from the youth who boast of having BBA, MBA and all such degrees, don’t have the skills of being entrepreneur or owning a startup but their ego gets hurt when our PM says that a pakoda seller is not unemployed.
(ii)Corruption; The youth bubbles with anger whenever a case of corruption congress under revelation. And why shouldn’t we be , corruption destroys the hope of smooth future that we try to establish. But let’s have a look at few incidents.
(iii)Politics; It is well known that politicians can sink into the lowest realm for their gain and can pollute the minds of youth by their gimics.
(i)The constitution gives the legitimacy to elect people in democracy
(ii)The constitution discourage misuse of power
(iii)Under democracy, There is individual equality ,freedom and protecting of lives and properties and can only be aided by the constitution
(iv)The constitution encourages tolerance among minority during democracy and also for them to have their say.
(v)The constitution give opportunity for the free choices of leaders in democracy
popular participation refers to the active involvement of citizens in the socio-political activities of a country. It is a process of involving the citizens in the governance of their country and in deciding important socio-cultural, political and economic matters.
(i)promote political awareness and education.
(ii)foster political stability.
(iii)promote self fulfillment satisfaction.
(iv)institutionalize responsive and responsible government.
(v)promote popular consciousness.
(vi)enhance confidence of the people to hold government accountable.