Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit is an Establishment of Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Circular Ref. No. OHCSF/MSO/192/94 of 2nd October.


An autonomous out fit with function linkages with both the Ministers and the Administrative Heads responsible for their respective establishments performs the following functions:

  • Carry out preliminary investigation on reported or actual committal of corruption practices or tendencies, thereafter for further investigation and persecution if found guilty.  Act as whistle blower and watchdog to ICPC;
  • Organize sensitization seminar and campaign on the ills of corruption;
  • Carry out system studies on government policies as it attracts MDA, Monitoring projects, budgets tracking etc.;
  • Later and vertical positioning, schedule of duties and retention appraisal of staff in each Department, Section, Units and Branches in the Ministry’s set-up.