Our Mandate

The mandate of NeGSt is derived from Section 6, Sub-sections (6a) – 6(f) and 6(j) of the NITDA Act 2007. Under the Act, NeGSt has the mandate to:

I. Carry on business as a Special Purpose Vehicle for Public Private Partnership with the Federal Government for the actualization of the national policies, programmes and implementation on Information Technology as these apply to eGovernment and related projects in Nigeria as provided under the NITDA Act 2007;

II. Develop models, programmes and projects for implementation of eGovernment Services;

III. Develop and maintain the National eGovernment Platform for integration, shared and common services for MDAs of Governments and the general public;

IV. Develop benchmarks, standards, guidelines and frameworks for interoperability of all forms of eGovernment applications by and for MDAs;

V. Develop and implement Capacity Building for MDAs and eGovernment stakeholders in respect of basic IT skills, eReadiness and eGovernment projects and collaborate with local and international Organizations to promote global best practice.


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