Archives Management Division
- To ensure that records of enduring value are acquired, safeguarded, preserved and made available to the general public.
- To design and oversee the implementation of acquire public records of enduring value from public offices and private sector and take charge of the National Archives;
- To develop, monitor, arrangeand describe suitable conditions for the preservation andconsultation of archival holdings and provideappropriate guides, lists, indexes and other finding aids to facilitate access;
- To inspect and obtain copies of public records in the National Archives or any other archival repository;
- To monitor and coordinate publications for records and archives management and prescribe rules for researchers/users whoconsult Archival materials at the National Archives or any other archival repository;
- To supervise and monitor conserve and restore damaged archival materials and dispose public records in the National Archives if they seems not to have enduring value;
- In collaboration with local and international organizations to enter into agreements for the joint management of records and archives;
- To develop strategies on acquiring library materials of archival nature (Hansards, Law Reports, Government Gazzettes, Professional Journals and Articles etc); and
- To monitor and maintain a National Archives library.
- This Division will be led by a Director and will comprise two Sections as follows:
Repository Section and Technical Service Section