(a) State four significance of contentment in the Nigerian society. (b) Mention three negative effects of lack of contentment on the society.

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(a) State four significance of contentment in the Nigerian society.
(b) Mention three negative effects of lack of contentment on the society.
Solution & Explanation:
(a) Significance of contentment in the Nigerian society;
i. It discourages embezzlement/siphoning/misappropriation of funds
ii. It discourages corrupt practices/fraudulent activities
iii. It reduces the feeling of inferiority complex/promotes self confidence.
iv. It engenders peace and development in the society
v. It leads to self-reliance and respect for others
vi. It eliminates envy and jealousy in the society
vii. It reduces conflicts among individuals and groups in the society.
viii. It promotes dignity of labour/hard work/service orientation
ix. It promotes human dignity
x. It discourages crimes in the society
(b) Negative effects of lack of contentment
i. It breeds corrupt practice/ fraudulent activities such as cyber crime, advance free fraud/419.
ii. It leads to greed and avarice.
iii. It results in jealousy/dishonesty/wickedness
iv. It promotes crimes such as robbery/piracy/kidnappings, hostage taking.
v. It leads to disunity/conflicts

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