Objects of national consciousness 7

Civic education JSS1 Third Term

Week 8

Objects of national consciousness 7

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

  1. Describe the measures adopted to promote unity among Nigerians
  2. Describe the pledge as a unifying measure.


Purpose of the establishment of National Institutions

1. National youth service corps (NYSC): NYSC was set up in 1973 by general Yakubu Gowon. The objectives include promoting common friendship among our youths and promoting national unity.

2. Unity Schools: The establishment of unity schools, federal universities and polytechnics have allowed young Nigerian to mix freely as the study together in schools.

3. The police and armed forces: National unity is also promoted through the establishment of national police and armed forces.

4. Federal character: To promote.... View More

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