Waec 2017 Government Obj And Theory Answers – May/June Expo

Wednesday, 12th April, 2017
Government 2 (Essay) 09.30am – 11.30am
Government 1 (Objective) 11.30am – 12.30am

Government OBJ:

Legitimate government is the government in which democracy provides properly planned institutions, practices for its functioning such as free and fair elections, and transparency in decision making

-Good leadership
-Good government
-Free and fair periodic elections
-Wise spread political participation


Simple Majority system is a system of voting requirement of more than half of all ballots cast

-Representatives can get elected with small amounts of public support, as the size of the winning margin is irrelevant
-It encourages tactical voting, as voters often vote not for the candidate they most prefer, but against the candidate they most dislike
-It is regarded as wasteful, as votes cast in a constituency for losing candidates, or for the winning candidate above the level they need to win that seat, count for nothing
-It can severely restrict voter choice. Parties are not homogenous and do not speak with one unified voice. Parties are more coalitions of many different viewpoints


-They mediate between the Alaafin(the king) and the Oyomesis in times of crisis
-They serve as a link between the people and the ancestors(dieties)
They maintain and preserve the cultural values and norms of the people
-They check the excesses of the Oyomesis in their power to dethrone the king especially over ambitious basorun(the head of oyomesis)
-They consult the gods to foster peace by making sacrifices on behalf of the town


foreign policy Plan of action adopted by one nation in regards to its diplomatic dealings with other countries. Foreign policies are established as a systematic way to deal with issues that may arise with other countries

-Size:In the first place the size of a state’s territory as well as it’s population greatly influences its foreign policy
-Geography:The geography of a country, including its fertility, climate, location in relation to their land masses, and water-ways etc. also influence the country’s foreign policy
-Culture and History:The cultural and historical traditions of a country also deeply influence the foreign policy
-Economic Development:The stage of economic development which a country has attained also has its impact on its foreign policy


-Nigera played a central role in ecowas efforts to end the civil war in liberia
-Nigeria has taken lead in articulating the veiws of developing nations on the need for modification of the existing international economic order
-Nigeria contributed bulk of ECOWAS peacekeeping forces
-Nigeria also founded regional cooperative efforts in west africa functioning as a standard bearor for ECOMOG and ECOWAS economic and military
-Nigeria played a role financially to the smooth organization of ECOWAS



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