The Department is headed by a Director, assisted by three Deputy Directors (Budget, Recurrent, Capital) aho are also assited by their respective Assistant Directors. The Department is responsible for the financial transaction of the Ministry

Activities/Functions of the Finance and Accounts Department

  • Keeping records of all financial transactions of the Ministry.
  • Collection of Revenues on behalf of the Ministry for appropriate remittance to the designated account(s) of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN)
  • Making payment on behalf of the Ministry on approval of the designated approving authority. Preparing and rendering monthly financial report of the Ministry to the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF).
  • Advising the management on financial matters.
  • Liaising with the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation on behalf of the Ministry on all financial matters.
  • Representing the ministry in the monthly Federal Allocation Account committee (FAAC) meeting.

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