Pillars of Democracy II

Civic Education JSS2 Third Term

Sub-theme: Democracy

Week 4

Pillars of Democracy II

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Discuss functions of the pillars in relation to working of democracy

2. Relate each pillar to present democratic setting


Functions of each pillar in relation to working of democracy

A. People

1. Democracy can only exist when people come together to make decisions, make policies and programs. Without people, democracy will not exist.

2. People choose their own leaders and make contributions to how their country should be ruled.

B. The rule of law

1. Its function is to ensure due process which must be observed for democracy to operate.

C. Democratic institutions

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