Millennium Dev. Goals
The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) Unit was
established in the Ministry as an institutional
mechanism for the attainment of the
Millennium Development Goal 7, Target 11
that will enhance the living conditions of
slum dwellers through rehabilitation and upgrading
programme. The Unit is to facilitate the provision
of adequate basic urban infrastructure and services
in poor blighted rural and urban settlements to
optimize the opportunities of these areas for
enhanced productivity and standard of living.
It is currently structured into four (4)
Branches, namely: Roads/Drainages, Water/Sanitation,
Community Halls/ICT Centres, and Electrification.
The Press and Public Relations Unit is a statutory organ of the Ministry of Information,
established to give adequate publicity to Government activities, programmes and policies
in all the Ministries, Extra Ministerial Departments and Agencies (MDAs). As information
managers and image makers, the Unit has a unique role of being the vital link between
the Ministry's Parastatals and the people.