Special Duties Department



(Director, Special Duties & Midstream Departments)

Mr. Amaefule, Martins Dilobi was born on the 10th December, 1963 into Onicha Community in Ezinihitte L.G.A of Imo State.

He obtained a BSc degree from the University of the Nigeria, Nsukka in 1988 and MPA from Nasarawa State University, Keffi in 2017.

He joined the Imo State Civil Service on 13th October, 1989 and rose to become a Director before joining the Federal Civil Service as an Assistant Director in 2012. He rose to become a Director in the Federal Civil Service in 2017.

Mr. Amaefule, Martins Dilobi is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administration (FCAI). He is happily married and his marriage is blessed with 3 children.

Mandate of Special Duties Department

The Special Duties Department assists the Permanent Secretary to provide line supervision and general management of all staff in the Office of the Permanent Secretary, execute assigned projects for the Permanent Secretary and manage the Direct Reporting Units on behalf of the Permanent Secretary. There are 3 units in Special Duties Department, which are: Protocol Unit, Stock Verification Unit and Anti- corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU).

  • Protocol Unit: Protocol Unit deals with processing of relevant travelling itineraries for any intending officers approved by the Permanent Secretary to embark on official trip.
  • Stock Verification Unit: Stock Verification Unit deals with verifying tender document, contracts agreement and local purchase orders for supply of stores; Writing, reviewing and submitting stock verification report to the Accounting Officer and treating outstanding queries related thereto; Examining the system of internal checking, handling store coding and classification.
  • Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU): ACTU is saddled with the responsibility of conducting preliminary investigation on any petition bordering on corruption or alleged corrupt practices by officers. The unit also carry out enlargement and preventive programmes.

Mandate of Midstream Department

Midstream Departments is saddled with the responsibility of supervising the midstream activities in the Nigerian oil and gas industry. Activities in the midstream sector serve as a bridge between the upstream and downstream sectors. The midstream activities given in the National Petroleum Policy (NPP 2017: B560 -561) are as follows:

•       Construction and operation of crude oil and gas transportation pipelines infrastructures

•       Refinery and Modular Refinery facilities

•       Petroleum products bulk storage facilities

•       Shipping of oil and gas, and related products

•       Other bulk transport methods, such as rail, barge and trucks for transporting oil and gas, and related products on a wholesale basis;

•       Jetties and terminal operations (offloading and loading)

•       Wholesale marketing of petroleum products.

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