Ministry of Works

Executive Head

About The Ministry of Works

The Ministry, which was created the same year the state was created in May, 1967, is a Technical service provider.


To deliver a Rivers State where all communities are accessible by quality roads and infrastructure all year round.


To deliver sustainable roads and infrastructure that will drive economic growth within specified time and at a competitive cost. The aim is to leverage on world-class infrastructure to attract investments and investors.


Chief Technical Agency of Government, provides engineering support to all other ministries doing engineering projects.

Planning.surveying and design of highways.

Implementation of state’s development plan to achieve effective good road network throughout the state

Inspection and supervision of planning and designing of projects awarded on contract.

Supervision and inspection of road construction contracts awarded by Government


Administration Administration Department carries out the day-to-day administrative work of the Ministry, ensuring that officers carry out their functions in conformity with the Civil Service rules in the same vein seeing to the welfare of officers. The Department also enforces discipline and effects promotion of junior officers.

Finance and Accounts Finance and Accounts Department handles all the financial transactions of the Ministry as captured in the budget of each financial year of the Rivers State Government and ensures that funds accruable to the Ministry are properly appropriated as contained in each sub-heads in accordance with the financial regulations guiding disbursement of funds.

Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Department is the main Technical Department of the Ministry. The Department supervises the construction of all roads, drains and bridges in the state to ensure that it meets worlds approved standards. It also assists other MDAs to execute other Civil Engineering projects.

Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Department works hand in hand with the Civil Engineering Department to Supervise Mechanical/Electrical components of the Ministry’s road infrastructure.

Planning, Research and Statistics Planning Research & Statistics keeps all data in the Ministry and prepares the Ministry’s budget.


For more information, visit: works.rvsg.gov.ng