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MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

TITLE: LESSON NOTE ON CIVIC EDUCATION

SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION

THEME: NATION

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 9

CLASS: PRIMARY 6/ BASIC 6

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC:  MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

UNITS:

  1. Meaning of different types of Government institutions in Nigeria.
  2. Functions of different types of Government institutions in Nigeria.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this unit, pupils should be able to know:

  1. Meaning of different types of Government institutions in Nigeria.
  2. Functions of different types of Government institutions in  Nigeria

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Textbook
  • Writing materials
  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Interactive poster
  • Interactive video

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • Lagos State Civic Education Scheme of Work.
  • Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools for Civic Education (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet
  • Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council scheme (NERDC)
  • Edudelight Civic Education TextBooks for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with government institutions in Nigeria.

WORD FILE: federal, ministry, manufacturing.               

                         CONTENT OF THE LESSON

MEANING OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

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

  • NAFDAC is a Nigeria government agency under the federal ministry of health. It controls the manufacturing, importation, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, packaged water, chemicals, and medical devices.

INDEPENDENT CORRUPT PRACTICE AND OTHER RELATED OFFENCES COMMISSION (ICPC)

ICPC was established on 29th of September, 2000. Its raises public awareness on the negative effects of corruption and to subdue bribery and corruption in public service.

ECONOMIC FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)

This agency was established in 2003. It investigate crimes such as money laundering and advance fee fraud (419). It persecute financial criminals.

STANDARD ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA (SON)

The agency was established in 1971 and was called the Nigerian standard organization (NSO), but became SON in 1984. It ensures that all goods produce are of quality standard.

NATIONAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY (NDLEA)

The agency was established by the decree number 48 of January 1990. The agency is charged with the eliminating the growing, processing, manufacturing, selling, exporting and trafficking hard drugs. They eliminate cannabis is by destroying cannabis planting.. They are found in airport, seaports and border crossing.

FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF INSTITUTION

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, and hemps.
  4. They coordinate all drug laws and it enforcement.
  5. They check for indiscriminate sale and consumption of drugs.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous term lessons (GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA)
  • Teacher leads the pupils to understand the MEANING AND FUNCTIONS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA.
  • She/he explains the meaning of government institution in Nigeria.
  • Teacher leads pupils to mention the functions of government institutions in Nigeria.

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EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention three government institution.
  • Mention the functions of the following Government institutions
  • National Agency for food, Drug, Administration and Control NAFDAC.
  • Independent Corrupt Practice and other related Offences Commission (ICPC).
  • Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
  • Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON).
  • National drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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