Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Alhaji Mahe Ibrahim

Permanent Secretary

Quick Information

The Ministry

Past Officials of the Ministry

  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦26,494,247,279.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦6,254,247,128.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦20,240,000,151.00

Contact Information

Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions
  • Formulation of policies and setting standards for the housing sector;
  • Formulating, monitoring, implementing, evaluating and reviewing government policies on housing;
  • Coordinating the activities of other government agencies on housing;
  • Provision of Public Buildings for Federal Ministries/Rehabilitation of Federal Secretariats;
  • Provision and maintenance of infrastructure for the housing sector including Public Buildings/Federal Ministries;
  • Establishment of building standards and codes for effective housing delivery and safety in collaboration with relevant professional bodies;
  • Establish, sustain and maintain a housing Research Division on building materials, building process and maintaining an efficient data base for references;
  • Development of appropriate landscape, scheme, including specification and implementation for every housing programme;
  • Advise government on the formulation of policies and setting of standards for national fire security;
  • Extinguishment, control and prevention of fire;
  • Saving and protection of life and property;
  • Provision of relief by way of rescue and ambulance service to the public in traffic accident, accident in construction/industrial sites;
  • Granting of fire safety approvals for building plan and other related projects;
  • Carrying out fire investigations;
  • Training of fire department staff and trainees for other establishments;
  • Responsible for fire awareness campaign;
  • Management and administration of Federal Government lands and property;
  • Granting of leases;
  • Preparation, production and issuance of Certificate of Occupancy;
  • Acquisition of lands for Federal Government Ministries/Agencies;
  • Valuation of properties for sale, purchase, letting, insurance and compensation;
  • Survey of all Federal Government lands and property;
  • Preparation of layouts, topographical route and utility surveys;
  • Acquisition and production of large scale maps from satellite imageries;
  • Finance and Mortgage Services;
  • Bulk allocation of land to private estate developers for mass production of houses;
  • Management of Federal Government Estates;
  • Acquisition and compensation;
  • Land registration;
  • Formulation of policies on physical planning and development in the country; 

Determination of land use and control;

  • Monitoring of development to ensure adherence to laid down rules;
  • Monitoring of the implementation of government policies on physical planning and development;
  • All bilateral and multilateral projects in the area of Urban and Regional planning;
  • Urban traffic and transportation management;
  • Transportation planning and regulation of Federal trunk roads;
  • Parks and Gardens;
  • Infrastructural provision for sites and services, estates/shelter initiative projects;
  • Establishment of UN-Habitat Programme support office;
  • Urban Renewal and slum upgrading;
  • Advising the Government in the formulation of engineering policies as related to the provision of housing and public buildings;
  •  Establishment of engineering standards and codes for effective housing delivery;
  • Advising Government on policy formulation for the training and retraining of artisans.
  1. Federal Housing Authority
  2. Federal Mortgage Bank
  3. Urban Development Bank
  1. Architectural Services
  2. Building and Quantity Surveying
  3. Engineering Services
  4. Lands and Housing
  5. Urban and Regional Development
  6. Finance and Accounts
  7. Human Resources Management
  8. Planning, Research and Statistics
  9. legal
  10. Internal Audit
  11. Servicom
  12. Procurement
  13. Press and Public Relations
  14. Anti-Corruption
  15. Stock Verification
  16. Cadastral Survey
  17. Public Private Partnership (PPP)
  18. Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
Organogram and details of functional interrelationships between divisions of each MDA
  1. Revision of the Contract Sum for the Construction of the Federal Secretariat Complex at Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
  2. Award of Contract for completion of construction of the Zik Mausoleum at Onitsha, Anambra State
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Federal Ministry of Works Complex,

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