It handles the day-to-day administration and monitors the implementation of policy decision of the Board. At the helm of affairs of the Secretariat is the Director/Secretary of the Board in his capacity as both the Head of Administration and the Accounting Officer of the Board. The Director/Secretary runs the Secretariat on a daily basis and performs all functions that are determined, directed or assigned by the Board. He exercises authority over the appointment, promotion and discipline of the staff of the Secretariat that are on grade level 07 and below. The Secretary is assisted by a Deputy Director.