NECO GCE - CIVIC EDUCATION ANSWERS
Exam Time: Thursday, 2nd October, 2017
2.00am – 5.00pm
CIVIC EDUCATION OBJ:
Traffic regulation can be defined as the rules and regulations which guide the behavior or action of road users.
(i) Making the highway safe for motorists and other road users.
(ii) Recommending works and devices designed to eliminate or minimize accidents on the highways
(iii) Educating motorists and members of the public on the importance of discipline on the highway.
(iv) Preventing or minimizing accidents on the highway
(v) Clearing obstructions on any part of the highways
(vi) Educating drivers, motorists and other members of the public generally on the proper use of the highways
(i) Inspection and issuance of road worthiness certificate(RWC) to all type of vehicle
(ii) Maintaining sanity on our various roads and highways by ensuring that all vehicles plying such roads are road worthy at all time. i.e by daily road checks
(iii) Training and testing of drivers for drivers license.
(iv) Traffic management, Monitoring and control
(v) Public enlightenment on road safety
(vi) Appearing in court to tender evidence concerning road traffic accident inspection reports.
Civil society group can be defined as an organized non-govermental groups and constitution that manifest the interest of citizens and are independent of the government
(i)ADVOCATE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE:
This group enable's those in government to run the affairs of the in a positive and progressive manner
(ii)SOCIETY WATCH DOG:
civil society raise public corcern about any abuse of power
(iii)PROMOTING OF POLITICAL PARTICIPATION:
Some civil society groups educates members of their fundamental and political participation
(iv)LEADERSHIP TRAINING GROUND:
This group provides enabling training group for future leaders
(7a) Indirect Democracy:
This is also known as Representative Democracy. These Is when the democracy becomes government of the people,by the people and for the people by late Abraham Lincoln American President
(1)Freedom of the press - the print and electronic media should be free to express their opinion without threat.
(2)Free association and group - people should be free to join any association
(3)Rule of law
(4)Separation of power
(5)Political party law
Public service is a service which is provided by government to people living within its jurisdiction, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing provision of services.
1)promote the constitutionally prescribed values and principles governing public administration in the public service;
2)investigate, monitor and evaluate the organisation and administration, and the personnel practices, of the public service;
3)propose measures to ensure effective and efficient performance within the public service;
4)give directions aimed at ensuring that personnel procedures relating to recruitment, transfers promotions and dismissals comply with the constitutionally prescribed values and principles;report in respect of its activities and the performance of its functions, including any finding it may make and directions and advice it may give, and to provide an evaluation of the extent to which the constitutionally prescribed values and principles are complied with; and
5)either of its own accord or on receipt of any complaint -
a) investigate and evaluate the application of personnel and public administration practices, and report to the relevant executive authority and legislature;
b) investigate grievances of employees in the public service concerning official acts or omissions, and recommend appropriate remedies;
c) monitor and investigate adherence to applicable procedures in the public service; and
d) advise national and provincial organs of state regarding personnel practices in the public service, including those relating to the recruitment, appointment, transfer, discharge and other aspects of the careers of employees in the public service.
(4a)Nationalism can be defined as loyalty and devotion to a nation; especially :a sense of national consciousness, it also means exalting one nation above all others and placing primary emphasis on promotion of its culture and interests as opposed to those of other nations or supranationalgroups
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