Ministry of Power, Works and Housing
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Hon. Babatunde Fashola
Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing
Born June 28, 1963 in Lagos, Babatunde Fashola, SAN attended Sunny Fields Primary School, Birch Freeman High School and Igbobi College, all in Lagos.He proceeded to the University of Benin where he obtained a Degree in Law in 1987 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1988. After completion of the mandatory NYSC, Fashola went into private legal practice, which flourished for over fifteen years and was conferred with the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN .Mr. Babatunde Fashola was in 2002 appointed Chief of Staff to the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and was elected Governor of Lagos state for two terms from 2007 to 2015.Babatunde Fashola, who has served both Lagos state Government and the Federal government meritoriously in various capacities is a recipient of several certificates of merit and awards.
Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri
Honourable Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing
Hon. Shehuri was born on July 4th , 1961. He attended Gamboru Primary School, Maiduguri and Government Secondary School, Damagun, Borno.He graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Anthropology.Honourable Shehuri served as a Councillor representing the Lamisula/ Jabbamari Ward of Maiduguri Metropolitan under the old non-party elector*l system from 1996 to 1997.He also served as Council Chairman of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council under the defunct Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM) from 1997 to 1998.Between 1999 and 2003, Hon. Shehuri was a member of the State House of assembly, representing the Maiduguri Metropolitan State Constituency on the platform of the defunct All Peoples Party (APP).He was a member of the House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011, representing the Maiduguri Metropolitan Federal Constituency on the platform of the defunct ANPP.
The Federal Ministry of Power is the policy making arm of the Federal Government with the responsibility for the provision of power in the country. The Ministry in discharging this mandate is guided by the provisions of the National Electric Power Policy (NEPP) of 2001, the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act of 2005, and the Roadmap for Power Sector Reform of August 2010.
The Federal Ministry of Works is charged with several statutory responsibilities among which are:Federal Highways (Planning, Design, Construction & Rehabilitation)Supervision of the monitoring and maintenance of Federal roads nationwide, Provision of engineering infrastructure on Federal Highways, Structurally, the Ministry has undergone some changes in recent times aimed at ensuring the effective discharge of its mandate. It is presently structured into fifteen (15) professional departments, four (4) service departments and five units.
To elevate Nigerian Road to a standard where they become national economic and socio-economic assets, contributing to her rapid growth and development; to make federal road functional, pleasurable and an avenue of reinventing Nigeria’s trust and confidence in government.MISSION:To use the intellectual, management and material resources available to the Ministry of works to make Nigerian Roads functional all the time.
Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA)
Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON)
To establish a sustainable Housing delivery system that ensures easy access to home ownership and rental schemes by the Nigerian populace, in an environment where basic physical and social amenities are available.
To facilitate the provision of adequate and affordable housing for all Nigerians, in both the urban and rural areas, in sucure, healthy and decent environment.