The Second Lady of the land, Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur, made these remarks when she joined members of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), on May 26, 2013 at the Kanda Cluster of Schools to mark this year’s Citizenship Week on the theme: ‘Indiscipline and how it weakens the pillars of our democracy.
The Second Lady took her time as a professional Liberian to impact knowledge into the children and reminded them as Ghanaians of their responsibilities as citizens and the role they can play in building a strong, and disciplined society for a democratic Ghana.
Mrs. Amissah Arthur, called on the school pupils that a disciplined person is always expected to put the interest of the nation first, respect national symbols, obey the national laws, and respect rights of others.
She also taught them how to protect public property, respect and obey school rules, protect and safeguard the environment and respect the views of others.
Adding that they should also respect authority and the elderly, abstain from bribery and corruption, contribute to the well-being of the community, live in peace and harmony with others and respect the religion of others, she added.
The week-long activity is covering 4,500 schools with about 1,200,000 school children expected to be involved. All 216 offices of the NCCE across the nation.
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