Mission and Vision


To deliver sustainable roads and infrastructure that will drive economic growth within specified time and at a competitive cost. The aim is to leverage on world class infrastructure to attract investments and investors


To deliver a Rivers State where all communities are accessible by quality roads and infrastructure all year round

General Report

The Ministry which was created the same year the state was created in May, 1967, is a Technical service provider Ministry with five (5) departments namely:

  • Administration
  • Finance and Accounts
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Planning, Research and Statistics

The goal of the Ministry is to deliver sustainable roads and other infrastructure that will drive economic growth which will attract investment to the state to boost tourism and make Rivers State the destination and investment haven for all in the world.

Administration Department carries out the day to day administrative work of the Ministry, ensuring that officers carry out their functions in conformity with the Civil Service rules in the same vein seeing to the welfare of officers. The Department also enforces discipline and effects promotion of junior officers.

Finance and Accounts Department handles all the financial transactions of the Ministry as captured in the budget of each financial year of the Rivers State government and ensures that funds accruable to the Ministry are properly appropriated as contained in each sub—heads in accordance with the financial regulations guiding disbursement of funds.

Civil Engineering Department is the main Technical Department of the Ministry. The Department supervises the construction of all roads, drains and bridges in the state to ensure that it meets worlds approved standards. It also assists other MDAs to execute other Civil Engineering projects.

Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering Department works hand in hand with the Civil Engineering Department to Supervise Mechanical/ Electrical components of the Ministry’s road infrastructure.

Planning Research & Statistics keeps all data in the Ministry and prepares the Ministry’s budget.

As the name of the Ministry implies, it is mainly concerned with road development in the state and ensures that all communities are accessible by quality roads all year round.


1 Chief Technical Agency of Government, provides engineering support to all other ministries doing engineering projects
2 Planning, surveying and design of highways
3 Implementation of state’s development plan to achieve effective good road network throughout the state
4 Inspection and supervision of planning, designing of projects awarded on contract
5 Supervision and inspection of road construction contracts awarded by Government


Completed Projects
1 Rehabilitation of Agip gate to Eagle Island Iloabuchi and Wike road
2 Rehabilitation of Abuja bypass , Mile 3 Diobu Port-Harcourt
3 Rehabilitation of Rumuola by Bori Camp Junction Rumuola flyover, Rumuola, Port-Harcourt
4 Rehabilitation of Industry road, Port-Harcourt
5 Rehabilitation of Okocha, Mgbuduohia roads Rumuolumeni
1 Reconstruction of Diobu Roads
2 Rehabilitation of SAARS(Nelson Mandela Road, Rukpakwurusi, Eligbolo)
3 Construction of internal roads and drains in GSS Rumuokwuta, Obio Akpor
4 Construction of Eneka-Rumuapu-Rukpokwu and Miniorlu-Mgbuakara-Elioparanwo roads


Rivers State Ministry of Works,

5th Floor, Podium Block,

Rivers State Secretariat Complex,

Port-Harcourt, Rivers State,