Public Affairs

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT

The Public Affairs Department is one of the Departments of the Political Affairs Office. The Department has two Divisions, namely, Programme and Administration. The Department is headed by a Deputy Director and 11 other staff.



Divisions

The Main functions of the Division are:-

  • Participate in Nigeria-Niger Joint Commission Meetings and served as secretariat to NNJC Local Bilateral Committees Meetings of the Seven Frontline States with Niger Republic.
  • Participate in other joint Commission Meetings having bilateral ties/relations with Nigeria, such as Nigeria and Cameroon, Chad, Benin, Equatorial Guinea e.t.c.
  • Liaise and maintain an effective relationship with relevant Federal Ministries and Extra-Ministerial Departments (MDA's) whose functions affect the Nigeria Public politically such as the National Boundary Commission, National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, INEC.
  • Liaise with the National Assembly and other Government Agencies on political issues affecting the Nigeria public.
  • Participate in the implementation of Joint Commission Project/Activities with neighboring countries.
  • Prepare and Collate the Annual Budget for the Political Affairs Office.
  • Monitor National Political events that affect the public in Nigeria in collaboration with other relevant Government Agencies.
  • Provides Secretariat Service for all SGF meetings on Political Matters.


The Schedule of the Division includes the following:-

  • Serve as Secretariat of both the Top Management and General Meetings of the Political and Economic Affairs Office.
  • Handle issues of staff Welfare, Discipline and Promotion; it collates information and data on all staff of P&EAO.
  • Liaise with the Permanent Secretary's Office and coordinate the activities of the Political and Economic Affairs Office
  • Processes Training needs for all staff of P&EAO.
  • Maintain an effective Political and Economic Affairs Office Registry.
  • Carryout any other ad-hoc duty/assignment that may be assigned.