Civic education: Civic obligation and fundamental human rights

Civic Education JSS1 First Term

Week 2

Civic education: Civic obligation and fundamental human rights

Performance objectives:

The student should be able to:

  1. Mention the civic obligations.
  2. Identify fundamental human rights.

Content

The Civic obligations or duties of a Citizen

Duties refer to civic responsibilities or obligations which citizens are obliged, by law, to undertake for the state.

These obligations are:

1. Paying of taxes.

2. Obey the laws of the State.

3. Defence of the State and crime prevention

4. Protection of public property.

Fundamental Human Rights

Fundamental rights are those privileges and entitlements individuals have. Fundamental. They are:

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