Special Duties Department

FUNCTIONS
  • To assist the President in the discharge of his responsibilities as provided for in the National Honours Act CAP No. 43 of the Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2004. The Act empowers the President to establish, by Warrant, the Nigeria Order of Dignity to honour deserving Citizens who have contributed to the development and progress of the country and to any human field of endeavours
  • To assist the President in the discharge of his responsibilities with regards to granting of pardon to deserving prisoners and ex-convicts as provided for under Section 175 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 as amended and also to decongest the prisons.