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  1. Definition of the Executive Organ of Government
  2. Composition of the Executive
  3. Types of Executive
  4. Functions of the Executive
  5. Control of the Executive
  6. Honesty and Integrity in the Executive Organ of Government


Definition of the Executive Organ of Government

The executive is the organ of government responsible for the implementation, execution or enforcement of laws and policies made by the legislative arm of the government. The executive sees to it that laws made in a country are obeyed.

Composition of the Executive

1. Federal Level: At the federal level, we have the following: president or prime minister, secretary to the government of the federation, ministers, permanent secretaries, directors, etc

The Executive Arm of Government - President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari – Executive President of Nigeria

2. State Level: At the state level we have, governor, deputy governor, head of service, secretary to the governor of the state, commissioners, permanent secretaries, directors etc.

3. Local Level: At the local level, we have, the chairman, vice chairman, secretary to the local government directors, head of department etc.

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