NAME: MR. FRED UGHENI (DIRECTOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT)
ADDRESS: MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS, COMMUNITY & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ASABA DELTA STATE (NIGERIA
PHONE NUMBER: 08038925187
The child development department as one of the programmes department of the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development was established at the Federal level in 1992, under the National Commission for Women Affairs by decree 42. The Commission was later upgraded to what is today known as the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development. However, the child Development Department came into being in Delta State in May 1998.
The department is established as a state mechanism to provide an enabling environment that will ensure the maximum and the holistic development of the potential of the child through a well-articulated policies, projects, programmes and activities that will enhance the overall development and wellbeing of the child towards the development of the state and the National in general.
The department is in charge of the following projects, programmes and activities namely,
i. Ministry of Women Affairs Nursery & Primary School Asaba
ii Children’s Home Asaba
iii Remand Home/Detention Centre Sapele
iv Registration, Supervision and monitoring of orphanages, in the state.
v. Handles all adoption matters in the state
vi Handles all orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) matters
the Department is in dire need of vehicles to enhance efficient service delivery.