The federal government through the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has announced the arrival of a N65m website. Mr. Mustapha who described it as an upgraded to his office website, www.osgf.gov.ng revealed that the project cost is N65M. According to him, the cost includes domain and hosting, the procurement of laptops, training of officials and consultancy services.
Mustapha revealed that the contract was awarded by the Bureau of Public Procurement in accordance with the Procurement Act and that funds has been allocation for the project in the 2017 Budget. The website which will be operated by his office, will deliver information and policy thrust of the present administration.
Mustapha revealed that the idea behind the website was to make the activities of the government open to the public. According to him, ‘information on government activities should be made readily available to Nigerians’. He said the website will present an avenue where members of the public would be free to
request for information from government, submit ideas, and lodge complaints. He said the government will be training officials from Ministries, Departments and Agencies who will be handling the different segments of the website. He said there was a plan to initial 50 officers for the six offices.