Information and Communication Technology

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Department is one of the Departments under the General Services Office.
For the effective discharge of its mandate, the Department comprises three divisions, namely:-

  • Network and Communication
  • Software and e-Government
  • System Support Service


The main functions of the ICT Department are enumerated hereunder:

  • Advise the SGF on ICT policies of the Federal Government
  • Advice on the procurement of computer systems and general information technology and communication infrastructure in OSGF
  • Installation, maintenance, and repairs of computer infrastructure in OSGF
  • Design, develop and maintain the OSGF website
  • Automate all processes within OSGF
  • Ensure the implementation of e-Governance within OSGF and Service-wide
  • Develop and implement a robust e-Governance strategy that will encourage citizen participation
  • Design, implement and maintain the network (LAN, WLAN, WiMAX &  VPN) in OSGF, Federal Secretariat Phase 1, and all other buildings under  the control of OSGF
  • Provision and maintenance of internet services
  • Provide a central ICT support services for the entire OSGF
  • Design, develop and maintain OSGF’s Virtual Library
  • Provide technical support for the implementation of integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS) in OSGF
  • Organize and conduct intensive In-house ICT training programmes for the staff of OSGF and
  • Assist and advise on the supervision of ICT-related matters of Agencies under the supervision of OSGF