FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

Type: Ministry

Principal Officers

Alhaji Farouk Umar Baba

Permanent Secretary
Establishment Act

Decree 25, 1976

Demerging of Federal Ministry of Water Resources from Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, April 2010

268_Water Resources Act _ The Complete Laws of Nigeria.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

Formulate and implement Water Resources policy programmes
Develop and support irrigated agriculture for food security
Collect, store, analyse and disseminate hydro-meteorological and hydrological data
Monitor and evaluate projects and programmes for effective performance
Supply adequate and potable water for domestic and industrial uses
Provde adequate sanitation and maintenance of water quality
Explore and develop undergrounded water resources
Formulate and review, from time to time, the national water legislation
Liaise with all relevant national and international agencies on all matters relating to water resources development
Support studies and research on the nation’s underground and surface water resources potential

Agencies
  1. Federal Agricultural Coordinating Unit (FACU)
  2. Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC)
  3. National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA)
  4. National Park Services (NPS)
  5. Strategic Grains Reserve (SGR)
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Federal Ministry of Water Resources
Old Federal Secretariat Complex
Block A
Area I
P.M.B. 159
Garki
Abuja

info@fmwrrd.gov.ng

+23492342684