SS2 Government Lesson Note (First Term) 2024

The lesson note for SS2 Government first term is now available for Tutors, parents, guardians and students who have been searching for an accurate and updated 2024 note.

Please note that the first term lesson note is curled out from the approved scheme of work for Senior Secondary school. So you can do your verification as well and compare the first term lesson note for SS2 Government as seen on the free PDF file made available towards the end of this post.

SS2 Government Lesson Note (First Term) [year] 1

The SS2 Government lesson note for first term is in line with the 2024 SS2 Government scheme of work for the term. This means the SS2 Government lesson note is tailored towards achieving the aim and objective for the subject as mandated by the ministry of education.

Below is The Government Scheme of work from which the Government SS2 first term lesson note was drafted from:





  1. Revision of work done in SS1/Electoral Process: (1) Election: (a) Election: meaning and purpose. (b) Suffrage: meaning, history and types. (c) Franchise: meaning, purpose and types. (d) Purposes of holding elections.
  2. Electoral Process: (2) Types of Electoral System: (a) Characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of electoral systems. (b) Types – (i) Simple, (ii) Absolute, (iii) Proportional representation, (iv) Direct and Indirect electoral system. (c) Second ballot.
  3. Electoral Process: (3) Organization of Elections: (a) Features of Free and Fair Elections. (b) The stage of elections. (c) Transparency. (d) Free and fair elections. (e) Integrity, honesty.
  4. Electoral Process: (4) Electoral Commission and Electoral Officials: (a) Electoral Commission: (i) Roles or duties (ii) Problems (iii) Organization. (b) Electoral officials: (i) Electoral officer (ii) Supervisory Presiding Officer, (iii) Presiding Officer, (iv) Polling Clerk  (v) Polling Agent.
  5. Public Opinion:(a) Definition of public opinion. (b) How public opinion is formed. (c) Measurement of public opinion. (iv)  Importance of public opinion.
  6. Mass Media:(a) Mass media – meaning, roles, impact. (b) Watch dog.
  7. Mid-Term Break


  1. Civil Service: (a) Meaning of Civil Service. (b) Characteristics of the Civil Service. (c) Functions. (d) Structure of the Civil Service. (i) Administrative/professional. (ii) Executive. (iii) Clerical, etc. (e) Honesty, integrity.
  2. Personnel Administration in the Civil Service: (a) Meaning of the Civil Service Commission. (b) Functions of the Civil Service Commission. (c) Relationship between the Civil Service and Political executives.
  3. Public Corporations: (1) Meaning – (a) Definition. (b) Reasons for setting public corporations. (c) Functions of public corporations. (d) Examples of public corporations.
  4. Revision


At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to understand the following concepts:

  • Election: meaning and purpose
  • Types of Electoral System
  • Features of Free and Fair Elections
  • Definition of public opinion
  • Meaning of Civil Service
  • Characteristics of the Civil Service
  • Meaning of the Civil Service Commission


The above are what is expected of a SS2 student to know and be able to understand with ease. The SS2 Government first term lesson note here is aided with graphics so it makes it easier not just for the students but for the teachers too.

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SS2 Government First Term Lesson Note 2024

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