TERM: FIRST TERM
SUBJECT: CIVIC EDUCATION
CLASS: JSS 2
Meaning of Integrity: According to the Encarta Dictionary, the word integrity means the quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards. That is the ability to stick to high moral principles in every situation.
Attributes of Integrity: these are
Probity: Probity means absolute moral soundness. A man or woman of integrity has sound moral character that cannot be faulted.
Contentment: This is the feeling of being satisfied with one’s present possession. Integrity makes a person to be contented. A man of integrity is ever satisfied with what he can honestly acquire.
Truthfulness: This is the act of telling the truth always. A man of integrity tells the truth and stands by it and always ready to suffer for the truth.
Fair-Play: This is the habit of putting oneself in other people’s shoes when dealing or relating with them. A person of integrity likes fair-play and follows the golden rule of “do unto others, as you want others do unto you”
Non-Compromise of Principle: Men of integrity hardly compromise the attributes of integrity such as honesty, contentment and so on. That is they always stick to those qualities .
People of Integrity In Nigeria.
Nigeria has so many men and women of integrity among whom are the following :
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
Fundamentals of Civic Education for Basic 8 by Sola Akinyemi pages 1-5
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