The Local Government Service is a public Service institution established by the Local Government Service Act, 2003 (Act 656) which has been repealed and replaced with the Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936). The Service exists ‘’to secure effective administration and management of the decentralised local government system in the country’’.
VISION : 'A World Class Decentralised and Client Oriented Service'.
MISSION : 'To Support Local Government to deliver value for money services through the mobilization, harmonization and utilization of quality human capacity and material resources to promote local and national development'.
MOTTO : Decentralisation, Democracy, Development