1. It is charged with the responsibility of coordinating the administrative aspect of all the Directorates in terms of staff welfare, such as promotion, discipline and retirements.


The Directorate of Budget is headed by the Director of Budget who is responsible to the Permanent Secretary through the secretary for the day-to-day operation of the Directorate with the following responsibilities.

a) Preparation of Annual and Supplementary Budget through the following activities: -

(i) Issuance of Call Circulars to Ministries, Departments and Parastatals for submission of their Estimates for a particular financial year;

(ii) Holding bilateral discussions with Ministries, Departments and Parastatals on their Budget Proposals;

(iii) Presentation of Draft Budget to the Borno State Executive Council.

(iv) Preparation of Appropriation Bill to the Borno State House of Assembly;

(v) Preparation of Provisional/General Warrants;

(vi) Production and Printing of Approved Budget;

(vii) Conveying of releases of funds approved by Government; and

(viii) Preparation of Virement/Special Warrants where necessary.

b) Preparation of Quarterly and Annual Budget performance returns and reports.


The Directorate of Planning is entrusted with the following functions in respect of the State, which covers the overall Planning and Policy formulation.

a) Coordination and Planning of Economic Development Programmes and Committees of the State and Local Government Councils.

b) Liaison and relations with National Planning Commission in respect of (a) above;

c) Preparation of Annual Capital Budget of the State Government and coordinating that of Local Government Councils.

d) Preparation of Medium Term Plan document for the State.

e) Preparation of Feasibility Studies.


The duty of the Directorate is to take care of all financial transactions of the Department which include preparation and payment of salaries, leave grants and other sundry payments that may occur from time to time.


The Directorate of Statistics has the following functions as its responsibilities: -

(a) Conduct data collection, compilation and analysis on Socio-Economic activities of Borno State.

(b) Liaise with Federal Institutions on Statistical matters for and on behalf of the State, especially with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

(c) Liaise with International Organization for and on behalf of the State.

(d) Compiling and Printing the Borno State Statistical Yearbook.

(i) The conduct of data collection and processing is a continuous exercise in the Directorate. These are done by officers of the Directorate who are located in four Zonal Offices (Maiduguri, Biu, Gwoza and Ngala).


This Directorate is responsible for the activities of all United Nations Agencies. It is a Directorate that is the gateway of all the UN agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).


This Directorate is charged with the responsibility of undertaking research into the various sectors of the Borno State economy by exploiting the various options in research design so as to produce statistical indicators that guide/ give policy options to the state.

The Directorate is coordinating research designs of the various Planning, Research and Statistics Directorates in the various MDAs in the State so to produces timely statistical data for sectorial statistical publications for the state.

The directorate is devoted to increasing scientific or professional knowledge and applying such knowledge to the creation of new Statistical product and its means of production as well as improvement of existing statistical data base and its production processes.


The directorate of Monitoring and Evaluation is charged with the following responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring the expenditures of Ministries, Departments and Agencies including budget implementation guidelines.
  2. Production of quarterly/yearly budget performance report.
  3. Verification of the actual expenditures charged code against budgetary provision to ascertain any wrong charging.
  4. To ensure there is available fund in the code to which request is being made before approval is given.
  5. To ascertain any over expenditure on a particular budgeted items with a view to prepare virement/special warrant if need be.