The Department of Youth Mobilization and Leadership in the Ministry of Youth Development is charged with the following functions.
Organize and support viable programmes on youth education and leadership development programmes for Community-Based Youth Associated, Voluntary and Faith-Based Youth Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations registered with the Ministry;
Supervise the activities of the Delta State Youth Council and Youth Parliament;
Organize collaborative programmes on life skills and social engineering through mindset change and value reorientation;
Initiate networking strategies for Delta State youths within the State and those in Diaspora to promote peer review, positive influence, and social mobilization;
Registration and supervision of the activities of community-based, voluntary and faith-based youths organization and NGOs;
Established and maintenance of database for the registration of all categories pf youths in Delta State i.e. unemployed, skilled and unskilled youths.
The Department of Administration in the Ministry of Youth Development is made up three (3) divisions:
Administration (Personnel) Division
Training and Staff Development Division
Budget and Supplies Division
Through the instrumentality of these divisions, the Department of Administration carries out the following functions.
Confirmation and promotion of Staff
Leave, Welfare and Disciplinary matters by applying the Civil Service Rules, Civil Service Commission Regulations, Financial Regulations, Circulars, etc;
Training and Staff development
Supply, allocation and maintenance of office furniture and equipment
Allocation and maintenance of motor vehicles
Treating specified matters related to personnel management
Preparation of draft memorandum and speeches;
Overseeing the preparation of Ministerial Reports;
Participate in the formation, execution and reviews of policies;
Apart from these statutory functions, the Department also represents the Permanent Secretary at the NYSC Governing Board and the Ministry at the Inter-Ministerial Committee responsible for the maintenance of the Secretariat Building/Complex.
The Finance and Accounting Department in the Ministry of Youth Development consists of three sections viz; Salaries and Updates, Vouching and Retirements, Control and Treasury respectively and it is charged with the following functions.
Advising the Honourable Commissioner and Permanent Secretary on Financial matters
Preparing Bank reconciliation statement
Posting of Cash book
Raising of external and internal vouchers
Retirement of all payment vouchers
In-charge of SAP inputs form and request for the release of funds, virement, domiciliation and other related financial transactions
Guiding the management on investment decisions when necessary.
Analysing budget and advising based on the variance
Interpreting financial statement and other accounting manuals
Preparation of letters of non indebtedness/last pay certificate for staff and non staff.
Preparation of salary update and other related updates
Preparation of monthly and annaul appropriation account
Safe keeping of accounting security documents
Keeping of all votebooks
Taking charge of receipts, disbursements and account for government funds.
Reconciling Ministerial accounts with treasury accounts unit.
Assisting in examining revenue collection to ensure compliance.
Preparation of monthly transcripts
Compiling of cashflow forecast and projection
Preparation of periodic/annual financial reports of the Ministry
Implementation of the approved accounting systems for the Ministry
Interpreting of financial regulations
Advising on the control and management of funds, investments, loans and guarantee for the Ministry.
Any other appropriate duty or duties that maybe assigned.