The department is responsible for general administrative duties and support functions such as promotions, industrial relations, disciplines of staff, establishment matters, training and man power development/ capacity building etc in the ministry.

The department has over forty staff working directly under it.

Policy Mandate

To ensure a motivated workforce with capacity to achieve results, prompt process of staff entitlement and other welfare matters.

Office Location

Room 520-522 5th Floor Block A. Building State Secretariat Complex


Contact Person: Mr. Aswei-Ugina Clement Sokoro


Personal Profile of Principal Contact Person: Mr. Aswei-Ugina Clement Sokoro is a native of Degema Town in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State, born on the 19th March 1964. He is a graduate of Management from the University of Port Harcourt in 1989.

He joined the civil service in 1991 as a Planning/Research Officer II, promoted to Research Officer I in the ministry of works and transport. He has also worked in the civil service commission for four years as Implementation officer I and then Administrative Officer I. Mr. Sokoro was in government house for eight as protocol officer from where he was posted to ministry of budget and economic planning as chief administrative officer. He was Ag. Head of Department Administration, Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) and Liaison office, Abuja and presently the Director of Administration Rivers State Ministry of Agriculture.