Popular Participation II

Civic Education S.S.S 2 Second term


Popular Participation II

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

Describe how popular organisations are formed


How popular organisations are formed

How Popular Organisations are formed

There are lots of factors which necessitate the formation of popular organizations, and many ways in which popular organizations are formed.

Popular organizations are formed in the following ways:

1. Through ethnic groups

Some political parties and pressure groups in the country emanated from ethnic groups. The Northern People's Congress metamorphosed from the Northerner 's ethnic group known as Jam Iyyar Mutanen Arewa founded in December 1949. The party was dominated by people with the same ethnicity, the Hausa-Fulanis. Also, the Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) can be reclined to the ethnic groups of the Yoruba on its formation.

2. Through ideology

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