The Office of the Surveyor – General of the Federation (OSGOF) is an Extra –Ministerial Office under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Works. The Office assumed its current status vide Federal Executive Council conclusionNo. EC 17 (05)8 dated 27th April, 2005. Her mission is

“to provide timely, reliable and accurate Maps and spatial information  to all users”.

Her Vision is

“to be a leading and exemplary Geomatic organization that can adequately and effectively meet Geo-information needs of all sectors of the Nigerian economy for sustainable development”.

Essentially, the primary assignments of the Office are: Provision of requisite geo-information in right quantity, quality and format in real time for National development and decision making in all sectors; Delineation Demarcation and maintenance of interstate and international boundaries and Co-ordination and harmonization of all Surveying and Mapping activities in the country.

The staff strength of the office is eight hundred and one, this is for all the staff in the headquarter and the six geo - political zones. The detail is as shown on the attached nominal roll.