Local Government Studies Department


To be the best performing Department in the College.


Dr. Gafar Olanrewaju - DS/HOD LGS

To consistently provide up-to-date and relevant capacity building, research and consultancy services for performance improvement in all aspects of local Government Studies.

The objectives of LGSD are:

1. design training programmes, Seminars, Workshops and conferences for personnel of Ministries of Local Government, Local Governments, and other stakeholders;

2. design training progammes, Seminars and workshops on all areas of Local government Administration in Nigeria.

3.  conduct studies and research into problems of Local   Governments administration in Nigeria;

 4.  identify the problems inhibiting development and poor service delivery in Local Governments and suggest measures to reduce them;

5.  discuss the details of government institutional reforms and     change management;

6.  conduct research, training and consultancy in areas of poverty          alleviation, capacity building, sustainable development, Good        Governance and Security Management. and

7.   promotion of scholarly collaboration between the department and  relevant International institutions such as AAPAM, AULA and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF)

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Port-Harcourt (South-South) Zonal Office

Federal Secretariat Complex, Aba Road, Port-Harcourt. For enquiries contact:

Mrs. Ivy Akpam                                                    Tel: 08035790853                

e-mail: asconph@ascon.gov.ng

Niger State (North Central) Zonal Office

Abdulsalam Youth Center,

Opposite State Secretariat,                        Minna. Niger State             

For enquiries contact:

Mr. S. P.  Yahaya                                                        Tel: 08086889784             

e-mail: asconminna@ascon.gov.ng                          

Abuja Liaison Office

Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON),  Federal Secretariat, 

Phase 2, Block C, 7th Floor

For enquiries contact:                                             P. M. B. 150, Abuja.

Mr. L.M. Tijjani

Tel: 08033352749, 08039241808

e-mail: asconabuja@ascon.gov.ng

Kano State (North West) Zonal Office

Sheikh Nasiru Kabara Estate,

Plot No 1021,                                                Behind Industrial Arbitration Court,

Zaria Road, Kano.  

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