Federal Ministry of Works and Housing

Ministry of Works and Housing
Mabushi, Abuja
Email: [email protected]
website: www.works.gov.ng

Hon. Babatunde Fashola
Honourable Minister of 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.

Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, FNSE
Honourable Minister of State for Works and Housing



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.


Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation

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.