Pressure group I

Civic Education S.S.S 2 Second term


Pressure group I

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. State the meaning of pressure group2. Mention the types


1. Meaning pressure group

2. Types of pressure group

Meaning of Pressure group

A pressure group is an organisation which attempts to influence government policies through protests and demonstrations. Pressure groups are formed when people with similar opinions get together for similar objectives.

Types of Pressure group

 1. Economic pressure groups:

These pressure groups focus on the economic wellbeing of their members. They comprise mostly producers and manufacturers. Examples are the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN).

2. Professional or occupational pressure groups:

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