The General Services Department was established by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation vide circular Ref. No. HCSF/CMO/EM/243/17, dated 11th March 2014, to principally address issues relating to General Services and Maintenance of Office Building.

The circular under reference provided for two divisions namely; General Services and Office Maintenance. Each of the Division is sub-divided into branches and units. At present, the Department is headed by Mr. Raji I. Ogunsola, a Director of the Administration Cadre on GL 17 with the following principal officers: Chief Store Officer, Chief Maintenance Officer, Office Manager, and Transport Officer.


The key mandates of the Department are as follows:
1. Transport Administration
2. Utility Services
3. Stores Management
4. Facility Management
5. Maintenance Services
6. Office Allocation
7. Security Services