Relationship between federal, state and local government II

Civic education JSS2 Second Term

Sub-theme: Government

Week 4

Relationship between federal, state and local government II

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. List areas of difference between the federal, state and local government.

2. Explain the areas listed in the above.


Difference between the three tiers of government

Both the federal and state governments have executive, legislative and judicial powers, except local government whose judicial power rests on both the federal and state judiciaries.

The Executive arm of government:

The federal executive comprises the president and his cabinet, and that includes ministers, special advisers and head of government parastatals.

The state executive comprises of governors, his commissioners and head of state government parastatals.

The Local executive comprises of the local government chairman.... View More

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