Citizenship 1

Civic education JSS 1 Second Term

Week 5

Citizenship 1

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of citizenship
  2. State who a citizen is


Meaning of Citizen

A citizen is a person who is recognized by law as a member of a country. A citizen enjoys certain rights and privileges which are written in the constitution of a country to ensure that everyone knows those rights and respects them.

The opposite of a citizen is an alien or a foreigner, which is someone who is a visitor where he or she lives or resides.

Such a person only lives in that country with a visa or other permit.


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