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ESTABLISHMENT OF FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMISSION

The Federal Character Commission (FCC) is a Federal Executive body established by Act No 34 of 1996 to implement and enforce the Federal Character Principle of fairness and equity in the distribution of public posts and socio-economic infrastructures among the various federating units of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The provisions of the 1999 Constitution in Sections 14 and 153 consolidated the establishment of the FCC for operation in a democratic system of Government.

Prior to the attainment of independence, the desire of many Nigerians was to have a country devoid of injustice, where all citizens, (irrespective of their ethnic origin, cultural affiliation, class, religion or gender) will enjoy the rights,  :: READ MORE ::

FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMISSION'S POLICY THRUST AND KEY STRATEGIES

DISTRIBUTION CHARTThe policy seeks to implement and enforce the federal character principles on equitable distribution of public posts, socio-economic amenities and infrastructural facilities among the federating units of the Nation. It also aims to sensitive the populace on the principle of Federal Character in national planning.

Commission’s Key Strategies

• Secure for all Nigerians equity and balanced development;
• Promoting efficient use of available resources to ensure sustainable socio – economic development;
• Raising public awareness on national unity and cohesion through the principle of federal character;
• Partnering among all stakeholders; including government at all levels, international institutions and governments, non-governmental agencies and communities on sustainable balanced development;

• Each state of the Federation and the FCT, respectively attain not less than the statutory 2.5% and 1.0% representation in the manpower distribution of each of the Federal Government ministries, agencies and parastatals by 2015;
• Promote and increase compliance on the principle of federal character by key stakeholders

• Provide information on the procedures for seeking redress of grievances under the purview of the Commission     :: READ MORE ::

 


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FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMITTEES

COMMITTEE MFCT/ FCTA
COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE
COMMITTEE ON POLYTECHNICS
COMMITTEE ON UNIVERSITIES
DEFENCE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
ENVIRONMENT AND PETROLEUM
FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRES
FINANCIAL SERVICES
HEALTH SERVICES
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS
LABOUR AND GENERAL SERVICES
LAND AND WATER RESOURCES
MINES AND POWER
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
SOCIAL DEV., CULTURE & TOURISM
TEACHING HOSPITALS
WORKS AND TRANSPORT

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