About Us


GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE DIRECTORATE

As one of the non- academic directorate of the National Open University of Nigeria, the Directorate of Physical Development Works and Services plays a vital role in the achievement of the educational objectives of the University by providing and maintaining physical facilities of the University including transportation.

The directorate is headed by a Director who is responsible to the vice-Chancellor for the day-to-day activities of the directorate. 

HISTORY OF THE DIRECTORATE

The Directorate of Physical Development Works and Services formally called the Project Department was created at the inception of the University. The directorate started with 3 staff in the year 2002. Today, we have 63 staff in the directorate, comprising of well seasoned Architects, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Estate Officers and Administrative Staff.

The Directorate is at the Lagos Headquarter and has operational offices in Abuja and Kaduna.

SECTIONS UNDER THE DIRECTORATE OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT WORKS AND SERVICES

Sections under the Directorate include:

  • Administration:
  • Design and construction Section:
  • Project Evaluation and Monitoring Section:
  • Civil/Structural Section:
  • Mechanical Section:
  • Electrical/Electronic Section:
  • Facility Management Section:
  • Transportation Section: