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 adminstration of volunteering and Diaspora matters in Nigeria as provided in the Act establishing the service.
The organization was established in 2003, on the premise that Nigeria has a vast reservoir of human capital, Technical expertise and investment potentials which, if properly mobilized, could fast-track developmental process especially in rural communities. Government initiatives in setting up the NNVS is also supported the desire of Nigerians abroad to be involved in national development and the evidence that similar policy had worked successfully everywhere.
NNVS has the responsibility to coordinate volunteering processes as tools to fight in Nigeria, reduce anti-development factors, break-down barriers prejudices of tribes, religion and political affiliation that hinder national unity and social-economic wellbeing of the people.