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Responsibilities

MINISTERIAL MANDATES/ RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS

  1. Initiate, formulate, execute, monitor and evaluate policies relating to Women

Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.

  1. Liaise with women voluntary organizations.
  2. Co-ordination of the activities of women non-governmental organizations.
  3. Liaison with international bodies on women programmes.
  4. Promotion of Women Co-operative Societies.
  5. Women education – vocational and functional training.
  6. Mobilization of women through public enlightenment programmes.
  7. Promotion of small-scale industries/commercial activities amongst women groups.
  1. Co-ordination of ministerial programmes for women.
  2. Data bank/information centres on women programmes.
  3. Technical assistance to women groups.
  4. Identification of needs and promotion of economic activities of women in rural

areas.

  1. Income generating programmes for Women.
  2. Promotion of arts and crafts produced by women entrepreneur for exports.
  3. Coordination/collation of poverty alleviation programmes – State & Federal.
  4. Supervision of Women Development Centres in Lagos State.
  5. Managing women development and encouraging solidarity among Women groups.
  6. Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women

(CEDAW).

  1. Celebration of International Women’s / Children’s Day.
  2. To promote survival, protection and development of Children in the State.
  3. Registration and monitoring of Day-care Centres.
  4. Celebration of Day of African child.
  5. Promotion of Child Right Convention (CRC).
  6. Child Care and Development Services.
  7. Administration and management of the following;
  8. a) Daycare Centres/Crèches
  1. b) Transit Home/ Shelter, Ayobo, Ipaja
  2. c) Ketu Special Children Centre (KSCC), Agboyi, Ketu.

26 Coordination/collation of poverty alleviation programmes – state & federal.

  1. Management of Women Development Centre.
  2. Management and maintenance of Skill acquisition centres in the State.
  3. Vocational Training and Skill Acquisition for all categories of Women and others in

need of special assistance.

  1. Any other duty as may be assigned by the Governor.

DEPARTMENTS, UNITS AND AGENCY

The Ministry comprises of the following Departments

Administration and Human Resources

Women Affairs

Child Development

Poverty Alleviation

Planning, Research and Statistics

Accounts

Units;

Skill Acquisition Development Unit (SADU)

Procurement

Audit

Public Affairs

Legal

ICT

AGENCY UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF WAPA

Women Development Centre (WDC), Oba Ogunji Street, Agege.

Homes under the supervision of the Ministry

  • Ketu Special Children Center (KSCC), Agboyi, Ketu, Lagos.
  • Motherless Babies Home, Lekki, Lagos.
  • Transit Home/Shelter, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos.

LIST OF SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTRES

S/N SACs ADDRESS PRINCIPAL’S NAME PHONE NUMBERS
1. Igbo-oye Igbo-oye Village off Epe – Ijebu

Ode Road

MRS. C.O. ELEHIBIRI 08033538429
2. Ikorodu I 46, Oriwu Road, Ita – Elewa, Ikorodu MR. R.O. OLORUNNIMBE 08025761448

07026853139

3. Ikorodu II Borokinni Street, Aga, Ikorodu MRS. OGUNSINA 07082213800
4. Kosofe 9, Folashade Ajayi Street off Adebayo Mokuolu Street, Anthony Village MRS. F.O. OBAJIMI 08034721168
5. Lagos Island Oja Oba Model Market, Adeniji Adele Road, Lagos Island

MRS. T. BADA 08033486587
6. Surulere Iyun Road, beside Police Station off Western Avenue, Hogan Bassey, Surulere MRS. AKIN TAYLOR 08034718802 or 08080452230
7. Ejigbo LASTMA Compound, Ejigbo Road, Ejigbo MRS. POPOOLA 08181628894
8. Egbeda Millennium School Compound, Karimu Laka Street, Egbeda, Lagos

MR. ASHIMI A. OLANREWAJU 08023213126
9. Shibiri Ojo Shibiri-Ekunpa Road, Shibiri, Ojo MRS. S.A. ELIAS 08062476097
10. Badagry Marina Road, beside National Library, Badagry

MR. J.O. OLAGBEMI 0702552589, 08050334449,

08023045263

11. Egan Egan Road, Igando Market Bus Stop off LASU MRS. FAGBURE 08023358404
12. Iba Iba LCDA Compound MRS. BOYI 08023964301
13. Ibeju-Lekki Orimedu Village, Ibeju-Lekki MR. M.A. OSO 07041809353

07069510152

14. Mushin Olawoyin Street, Off Layi Oyekanmi Street, Mushin MR. G.A. ADETILOYE 08023139747

07056980752

15. Isheri Opposite Sweet Sensation, Isheri Olowoira, Ojodu Berger MR. K.O. ODEWOLE 08023025948
16. Ayobo 82, Legacy Road, Amule, Ayobo MISS AMORE 08023230517
17. Women Dev. Centre Oba Akinjobi Road, Pen Cinema, Agege MRS. OLUWATOYIN OKUNSANYA 08023131346

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  1. CONTACT/ADDRESS/LOCATION/PHONE NUMBER

BLOCK 18 & 18A, FIRST & SECOND FLOORS

THE SECRETARIAT, ALAUSA, IKEJA

WAPA HELP LINES

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 08085753932, 08102678443 & 08085594141

CHILD ABUSE 08102678442 & 07098733732