The Department is responsible for the management of facilities and assets of the Ministry. It is headed by a Director and has a complement of 81 staff. The Department has two Divisions
(i) Maintenance Division; and
(ii) General Services Division.
Ad-Hoc Security Personnel of the Ministry
The Department supervises the following ad-hoc security personnel. It also processes monthly payment and allowances based on their ranks and in accordance with the Extant Rules:
(i) 09 Police Officers
(ii) 1 DSS Officer
(iii) 31 Legionnaires
(iv) 12 Civil Defence Officers
(v) 02 Environmental Corps Officers
The Department’s functions include:
(i) Transport Administration;
(ii) Utility Services;
(iii) Stores Management;
(v) Facility Management;
(vi) Maintenance Services; and
(vii) Office Allocation.
Facilities Managed by the Department
The Department manages the following facilities:
A. Office = 232 (Nos.) Offices spread from 1st – to – 11th Floors of Phase I, Federal Secretariat.
B. Project vehicles = 95 Nos; (both Headquarters and State Offices)
(i) General Services = 37 Nos.
(ii) Housing = 19 Nos.
(iii) Environment = 2 Nos.
(iv) Infrastructure = 37 Nos.
Note: The vehicles are deployed to various Departments at the Headquarters, including the Staff Welfare Bus Scheme, Utility Services, States Offices and projects Sites.
C. Store = One rented warehouse at Wuse Zone 4, Abuja; and
D. Office Equipment. Photocopier Machine = 68 (Nos) of various brands which are being maintained by a contractor on retainership to minimize down time and facilitate preventive maintenance.
(i) Allocation and re-allocation of Offices to Staff of the Ministry;
(ii) Provision of conducive working environment for the Ministry’s staff (i.e. installation, repairs and maintenance of facilities;
(iii) Management of the Ministry’s project vehicles including their tracking devices for effective service delivery;
(iv) Distribution of working materials to the Nine States offices; and
(v) Liaison with the OSGF and Central Police Station on security issues and other common facilities at the Federal Secretariat.