NATIONAL VALUES EDUCATION
THEME – ELEMENTS OF SECURITY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Introduction to Security Agencies – Duties/Functions of National Agency for Food and Drug Control (NAFDAC) and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Primary 2 (Basic 2) Term 2 Week 8 Security Education
TOPIC – DUTIES OF SECURITY AGENCIES
1. Identification of Security Agencies – SSS and NSCDC
2. Duties of Nigerian SSS and NSCDC
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives –
1. identify the SSS and NSCDC with their respective uniform.
2. describe the State Security Service and Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corp.
3. differentiate between the functions of NAFDAC and NDLEA.
The pupils can identify some of the security agencies.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing State Security Service and Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corp.
METHOD OF TEACHING
Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
A Security Agency is a government organisation which responsible for security intelligence activities within a nation.
SSS and NSCDC are security agencies owned and managed by federal government.
SSS OR DSS AS A SECURITY AGENCY
SSS stands State Security Service. It is also known as DSS (Department of State Service).
It was responsible for was responsible for intelligence within Nigeria and operates as a department within the Ministry of Defence and its under the control of the National Security Adviser.
The DSS National headquarter is in Abuja.
FUNCTIONS OF STATE SECURITY SERVICE
1. To prevent and detect crimes against the internal security of Nigeria.
2. To protect and preserve all non-military classified matters concerning the internal security of Nigeria.
3. To prevent, detect and investigate all forms threats to law and order.
4. To provide protective security for government and other visiting dignitaries.
5. To provide timely advice to Government on all matters of National security interest.
6. To perform other functions as may, from time to time, be assigned to it.
LESSON 2 – NSCDC AS A SECURITY AGENCY
NSCDC stands Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
It was established by Act 3 of 2003 with numerous security responsibilities. This Act was amended in year 2007, to further strengthen and empower the Corps for better service delivery.
FUNCTIONS OF NIGERIA SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE CORPS
1. To maintain peace and order.
2. To recommend the private guard companies for registration.
3. To inspect the operation of private guard companies.
4. To supervise and monitor the activities of all private guard companies and keep a register for that purpose.
5. To organize workshop, and training courses for private guard companies.
6. To setup standards for private guard companies.
7. To monitor the activities of religious bodies and trade associations.
8. To detect and demarcate any danger area.
9. To assist the Federal and State Fire Service in Fire-fighting operation.
10. To assist in the distribution of emergency supplies.
LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Teacher organizes the pupils in groups depending on the size of the class.
3. Teacher displays chart showing State Security Service and Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corp.
4. Teacher allows the pupils as groups to examine and distinguish between SSS and NSCDC based on uniform.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils distinguish between SSS and NSCDC based on their uniform.
5. Teacher tells pupils the name of each security agency.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils identify SSS and NSCDC by their name.
6. Teacher uses the pupil’s active participation in activity 4 to introduce the lesson.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils pay identification to the lesson introduction.
7. Teacher uses the chart showing SSS and NSCDC to explain the functions of SSS and NSCDC.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils listen the teacher explanation and use it to analyze the importance of SSS and NSCDC.
8. Summarizes the lesson on the board using appropriate lesson evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively in lesson summary by responding correctly to the questions and write as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Teacher asks pupils to –
1. differentiate between functions of SSS and NSCDC.
2. state 3 functions of SSS.
3. mention 3 functions of NSCDC.
WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)
1. _______ was responsible for was responsible for intelligence within Nigeria.
A. State Security Service
B. Department of State Service
C. Both answers are correct
2. _______ is under the control of the National Security Adviser.
3. _______ strengthen and empower the Corps for better service delivery.
4. The monitoring of religious and trade activities is under _______.
5. _______ is responsible for maintaining internal security of Nigeria.
6. SSS stands for _______.
A. Senior Secondary School
B. Staff State Service
C. State Security Service
7. Which of these is not regulated by federal government?
Write the following in full.