Elections and electoral bodies in Nigeria I

Civic Education JSS 3 Second Term


Elections and electoral bodies in Nigeria I

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Define election

2. State the importance of election

3. Explain the importance of election


1. Meaning of election

2. Importance of election to a nation

Meaning of Election

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office through voting. To elect means "to select or make a decision", and so sometimes other forms of ballot such as referendums are referred to as elections.

The importance of Elections to a Nation

Elections are important in a democracy because they encourage;

1 Participation

Election provides a quick and simple form of participation by the citizens of.... View More

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