Class: Primary 2

Term: 3rd Term

Week: 7

Age: 8 years

Duration: 40 minutes

Subject: National Value Education

Curriculum Theme: Security Education

Previous Lesson: EFCC AND ICPC

Topic: NDLEA

Content: Meaning and Duties

Performance Objectives

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  • Cognitive domain: Explain the meaning of NDLEA.
  • Affective domain: Appreciate their importance in our society.
  • Psychomotor domain: Identify their uniform and symbols.
  • Social domain: Discuss the duties of this security agency with peers.

Reference Materials

The following resources were used in planning this lesson:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information from NDLEA – The Official Website
  • Relevant Textbooks

Instructional Materials

The teacher will teach this lesson with the aid of:

  • Chart showing the NDLEA logo and uniform
  • Pictures of common hard drugs
  • Flashcards with key terms
  • A short video clip on NDLEA activities

Rationale for the Lesson

Understanding the role of the NDLEA is crucial for pupils to recognize the importance of drug enforcement agencies in maintaining societal health and safety. It helps them become aware of the dangers of drug abuse and the efforts made to combat it.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge

Pupils have previously learned about the roles of EFCC and ICPC in combating corruption and financial crimes.


Learning Area: NDLEA

To deliver this lesson, the teacher will adopt the following steps:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction 5 minDiscussionQuestioning, ExplanationIntroduce the lesson by asking questions about the previous lesson on EFCC and ICPC.Respond to questions and share thoughts.Understand the connection between security agencies.
Step 2: Explanation10 minDirect InstructionVisual aids, ExplanationExplain the meaning of NDLEA and its full name. Show the chart of their logo and uniform.Listen and observe the chart.Understand the meaning and identification of NDLEA.
Step 3: Duties of NDLEA10 minDiscussionStorytelling, ExamplesDiscuss the duties of NDLEA with examples. Show pictures of common hard drugs and explain their effects.Participate in discussion and ask questions.Understand the duties and importance of NDLEA.
Step 4: Operations and Uniform5 minDirect InstructionDemonstrationDescribe how they operate and their uniform. Show a short video clip of the officials in action.Watch the video and note key points.Visualize the operations and uniform of NDLEA.
Step 5: Note-taking5 minNote-takingGuided WritingGuide pupils to write down the important points from the lesson.Write notes in their books.Retain key information through writing.
Step 6: Evaluation3 minOral QuestionsRecap and ReviewAsk questions to evaluate their understanding of the topic.Answer the questions orally.Assess comprehension and recall of lesson.
Step 7: Conclusion2 minSummaryRecapSummarize the key points of the lesson.Listen to the summary.Reinforce understanding of the lesson.

Classroom Note:


The NDLEA stands for National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. It is responsible for fighting against the use and distribution of illegal drugs in Nigeria.


  1. Control and Prevent Drug Trafficking: They work to stop the transportation of illegal drugs into and out of Nigeria.
  2. Arrest and Prosecute Offenders: The agency arrests people involved in the illegal drug trade and takes them to court.
  3. Drug Education: They educate the public about the dangers of drug abuse.
  4. Rehabilitation: The agency helps people who are addicted to drugs to recover.

Examples of Hard Drugs and Their Effects:

  1. Cocaine: Can cause heart problems and mental disorders.
  2. Heroin: Can lead to severe addiction and overdose deaths.
  3. Marijuana: Can impair memory and affect learning.

NDLEA Operations and Uniform:

  • They operate by conducting raids, surveillance, and arrests.
  • Their uniform is typically green, with the NDLEA logo on it.

Lesson Evaluation:

To evaluate the learning, the teacher asks pupils to:

  1. What does NDLEA stand for?
  2. Mention two duties of their duties.
  3. Give two examples of hard drugs and their effects.
  4. Describe the NDLEA uniform.

Note for teachers using my lesson plan:

Hi there, remember that I didn’t make this lesson plan with any particular class or teacher in mind and I tried as much as possible with my experience and expertise to deliver this plan in a standard and effective style utilizing the best strategy and methods. Nevertheless, you are free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, timing and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, pupils comprehension, curriculum, and resources available to you. Happy teaching!

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Last Update: May 24, 2024