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The Department of Finance and Accounts is responsible for a sound accounting system and control of Ministry’s resources in order to promote transparency and accountability. It is headed by a Director with a staff strength of 85 officers.
The Department has three Divisions, namely:
(i) Accounts Division:
(ii) Finance Division; and
(iii) Budget Division.
In line with the responsibilities of the Department the followings are the achievements:
(i) Successfully advised the Accounting Officer and Honourable Ministers on financial matters;
(ii) Ensured that proper budgetary and accounting system were in place to enhance internal control, accountability and transparency;
(iii) Ensured that effective and prudent fund management controls were put in place to prevent fraud and wastage;
(iv) Ensured effective internal revenue generation and remittance to Consolidated Revenue Fund; and
(v) Rendered periodic management and statutory reports to Management and the Accountant-General of the Federation.
The Overhead, Personnel Cost and Capital Accounts, now operated under the Government Integrated Finance and Management Information System (GIFMIS), are centrally controlled by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).