Functions:

  • Providing a nurturing environment, protecting rights, and advocacy for women, children and other vulnerable groups in the territory.
  • Overseeing important social imperatives and poverty alleviation programs for vulnerable and disadvantaged groups and communities.
  • Promoting Arts, Culture and Sports activities within the territory as well as such other functions as are incidental to the furtherance of these objectives.

Departments:

The Secretariat is headed by the Secretary with 6 departments, divisions and complementary units viz:

  1. A)        Office of the Secretary
  2. HIV/AIDS Unit
  3. Legal Service Unit

iii.        Audit Unit

  1. Media/Information Unit
  2. Planning, Research & Statistics

The Secretary  Social Development Secretariat also  acts as:

–   Chairman of the Abuja Enterprise Agency

–   Chairman NYSC, FCT Chapter

  1. B)        Departments
  2. Gender Development
  3. Social Welfare Services

iii.        Arts & Culture

  1. Sports
  2. Administration & Finance
  3. Tourism Development

vii.       Youth Development

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