The Office of the Surveyor-General of the Federation (OSGOF) is an Extra-Ministerial, Career, Pooling and Self Accounting Office as well as the Nation’s apex Mapping office, under the supervision of the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. The current status of Extra-Ministerial and Career office was achieved when the Office was established via the Federal Executive Council Conclusion No. EC. 17 (05) of 27th April 2005, through the instrumentality of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. The Office oversees the activities of three other Government Agencies namely African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST), Federal School of Surveying (FSS), Oyo and Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON). In line with the Second Schedule, Section 4, Part II, Item K, Paragraph 25 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended , the office is set up to perform the following roles stated therein in all ramifications and includes: Trigonometrical, Cadastral and Topographical Surveys. Essentially, the primary responsibilities of the office are the provision of requisite geospatial information needs of the country for sustainable national development and informed decision making, the co-ordination of all surveying and mapping and their related activities in the country.