SS2 Government Lesson Note 2024

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

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

SS2 Government Lesson Note [year] 1

The SS2 Government lesson note for 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. Electoral Process
  2. Election meaning, Types and Purposes

3&4 Electoral system

The Electoral commission

  1. Public Opinion

6&7 Civil Service: Meaning, Characteristics, Structure and functions.

Problems and control of Civil service

Ombudsman (Public Complaint Commission)

Meaning and functions

Police force: Functions of the Police force

Public corporations: Meaning, Reasons for setting up of Public Corporations,Problems and suggested solutions.

  1. Local Government

Meaning, Types, Function, Problems and solutions.

Sources of Finance/Funds.

  1. Pre-colonial Administration in Nigeria

Hausa/Fulani Traditional Political system

  1. Pre-colonial Administration

Yoruba Political system

Igbo Political system

11-13 Revision and Examination


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

  • Define Franchise and state its types
  • Identify the merits and the demerits of each types of franchise
  • State the qualification and disqualification for the exercise of franchise.
  • Define Election and state its purposes
  • Mention the types of election
  • Identify the condition necessary for the conduct of a free and fair election.
  • Define Electoral system and explain its types
  • Identify the characteristics of electoral system.


  • Mention the merits and demerits of proportional representation
  • Identify the merits and demerits of plurality system
  • State the merits and the demerits of Absolute majority system
  • Define and state the composition of Electoral commission
  • Identify the functions of Electoral commission
  • Mention the roles of various electoral officers
  • Define and state the features of Public Opinion
  • Mention the formation and measurement of Public opinion
  • Identify the importance/merits of Public opinion
  • Outline the demerits of public opinion.


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

I have made the SS2 Government first term lesson note available in a PDF format for free download without any extra cost as this would ease the passage of knowledge from teachers to students without hinderances. It is a my little way of giving back to the educational sector where I belong.

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SS2 Government Lesson Note 2024

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