Pre-independence Constitution

Government S.S.S 2 Third Term


Pre-independence Constitution 3

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

1. Mention the Lyttelton constitution 1954

2. Outline the main features of the Lyttelton constitution of 1954

3. Identify the common features of the Lyttelton constitution

Lyttleton Constitution of 1954

The product of the Lyttleton Constitution was as a result of the Macpherson Constitution which was revised through constitutional conferences of 1953 and 1954 Lagos.

Features of Lyttleton Constitution

1. A federal system

This constitution introduced a federal system of government

2. Lieutenant in position of governor

The lieutenant-governors in the regions became and known as governors

3. Governor to Governor-General

The governor of the country became and known as governor-general

4. The post of premier

This constitution made provision for the post of premier.... View More

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