About Nigeria National Volunteer Service
The Nigeria National Volunteer Service (NNVS) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation was set up to oversee the overall management and general adminstrtion of volunteering and diaspora matters in Nigeria as provided in the Act establishing the service.
The organization was established in 2002, on the premise that Nigeria has a vast reservoir of human capital, Technical expertise and inmvestment potentials which, if properly mobilized, could fast-track developemental process especiallt in rural communities. Governement initiatives in setting up the NNVS is also suppirted the desire of Nigerians abroad to be involved in national development and the envidence that similar policy had worked successfu;;y everywhere.
NNVS has the responsibiliity to coordinate volunteering processes as tools to fight in Nigeria, reduce anti-developement factors, break down barriers prejudices of tribes, religion and political affiliation that hinder national unity and social-economic well being of the people.