Child Development

NAME:                MR. FRED UGHENI (DIRECTOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT)

ADDRESS:         MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS, COMMUNITY & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ASABA DELTA STATE (NIGERIA

PHONE NUMBER: 08038925187

EMAIL ADDRESS:ufred100@gmail.com

INTRODUCTION

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.       

MISSION STATEMENT 

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.

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