The Administration and Finance Department is a common service Department in the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS) headed by Mr. Abiona F. A., Asst. Director. The Department is composed of two (2) Division, namely, Admin & Supplies Division and Finance and Accounts Division. Under the former Division are (ii) Administrative Office, Store Unit, and Open and Secret Registries.
The Finance and Accounts division have the following units

  • Advances Section
  • Other Charges Section
  • Central Pay office
  • Final accounts Section


  • Administrative Office
  • Manpower Planning and Budgeting
  • Preparation of Staff Briefs for Promotion
  • Management of Staff Training, and Welfare issues
  • Management of Staff Retirement, Withdrawal, and Resignation from Service
  • Secretariat of NAQS Personnel Management Board and its Committees
  • Maintenance of Personnel Records and Policy Files
  • Preparation of Personnel (i.e. establishment) budget
  • Liaison with relevant bodies outside the Ministry
  • Planning of present and future, qualitative and quantitative personnel needs of the Agency
  • Identification of Agency vacancies (this action resulted in the 2013 unprecedented mass promotion of officers in the Directorate carder)
  • Ensures the optimum use of current personnel
  • Strengthens personnel and institutional capacity for Policy formulation.
  • Provides the basis for succession planning in career management within the Agency; and
  • Issuance of staff Identity Cards

Finance and Accounts

  • Financial Administration
  • Revenue
  • Preparation of accounting records and books
  • Payment for Recurrent and Capital Expenditure