Prof. Olawale, A. MORONKOLA
Director General, National Institute for Sports
The Director General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute and is responsible to the Council for the day –to- day administration of the Institute. The Director General is the Chairman of the Management Committee; and the Academic Board. He is the Chief Accounting Officer.
The Office of the Director General comprise the following Units:
The Unit performs internal financial control functions by ensuring the following:
- Proper authorization of all expenditure.
- Proper expenditure of funds for the purpose for which monies were collected.
- Proper accounting for all monies collected/generated.
- Compliance with financial rules and regulations.
- Proper maintenance of financial records.
- Proper accounting for all expenses with back up receipts.
The Unit is responsible for the following functions:
- Collection of data and assist in writing and editing press releases, pamphlets, etc
- Collection of materials from relevant Ministries, Departments and Institutions for general information and publicity.
- Assists in publicity of the Institute’s activities.
- Assists in production of Newsletters, Information Brochure, and Calendar of Events etc.
- Assists in Protocol arrangement during Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, etc.
- Monitors the Media to determine matters that affects the Institute.
- Performs Master of Ceremony role during Institute’s activities.
- Assists in Processing Officers travelling documents.
- Organises Press Conferences/Releases.
- Advises the Institute on Public relation matters.
Following the creation of the Procurement Officer Cadre and the directive to establish a procurement Department/Unit in MDA’s by the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, the Unit was established in 2013 as a Unit under the Office of the Director. The Unit performs the following functions:
- Ensures due process in the Procurement of goods and services in the Institute;
- Monitors periodic update of prices
- Undertakes market survey and maintenance of a periodically updated price database
- Ensures adherence to all extant Public Sector Procurement procedures and regulations;
- Maintains of a register of Suppliers/Contractors for the Institute.
- Liaises effectively with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) on procurement matters.
The Unit which was established in 2004 performs the under listed functions:
- Advices the Institute on legal matters.
- Drafts legal documents;
- Provides Legal representation in suits involving the Institute;
- Drafts contract documents between the Institute and any other party.