The General Services Department was created by Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the
Federation vide circular No. HCSF/CMO/EM/243/17 dated March 2014 as a service – wide
department responsible for the following duties:
i. Transport Administration
ii. Utility Services
iii. Facility Management
iv. Maintenance Services
v. Office Allocation
The Department is made up of two (2) Divisions with the following duties:
(a) The MAINTENANCE DIVISION responsible for Maintenance Services, Facility
Management, Plant and Equipment and Office Allocation.
(b) The GENERAL SERVICES DIVISION responsible for Transport Administration, Utility
Services (Telephone, PABX, Electricity bills, etc.), Store Management and Security.
The Ministry is one of the oldest Public Structures in the FCT built in 1976 and the Department
has risen up to the task by ensuring adequate maintenance and provision of support services.
We have provided jobs in the areas of maintenance of the facilities, repair works, renovation
The Department provides stable power supplies to the Ministry, ensure adequate maintenance
and we are responsible for the overall security of the facilities. Also, we provide transport to
members of staff through our fleet of vehicles.