Key duties and Responsibilities


1) Initiating, examining, developing and ensuring the introduction, adoption and enforcement of performance standards, measures, systems and practices which promote the efficient and effective management of public prosecutions and fair administration of justice;


2) Inspecting and assessing the performance standards of State Prosecutors and Attorneys and the extent to which other Agencies are conforming to performance standards, identify meritorious and /or poor performance and recommend reward or remedial actions to relevant authorities as the case may be;


3) Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness and quality of public prosecutions so as to determine and provide the appropriate guidance and technical support for achieving and enhancing performance targets in the public prosecutions;


4) Identifying performance bottlenecks and other impediments to the timely, successful, logical and fair conclusion of public prosecutions and advising on possible solutions to the relevant authorities;


5) Preparing or causing preparation of timely, accurate and quality reports of each inspection with recommendations for improvements, corrections or other appropriate actions;


6) Reviewing specific laws and in consultation with others, identify omissions and deficiencies in order to recommend changes to existing laws or creation of new laws by the relevant authorities so as to bring such laws into conformity with changing environment and demands for the fair administration of justice.


7) Providing case specific research in support of prosecution work;


8) Identifying gaps in the legal materials in legal office libraries and recommending remedial measures; I


9) identifying training needs and coordinating on job training of DPP staff; and


10) Initiating, developing, and ensuring implementation and review the policies and ethical code of conduct in public prosecutions.




Vision And Mission


 “A crime free society”.


 “To handle and prosecute criminal cases in a just, effective and efficient manner”.

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