DADP (A) is one of the directorates established under the Department of Administration (Army) (DOAA) whose major roles include the provision of Effective Management of Information System (MIS) for the NA, provision and promotion for guidelines governing the computerization plans and maintenance of a data base for NA Operations, Logistics and Administration.
Since its inception DADP (A) has achieved success in the area of Pentium Work Station (PWS). In this regard, the Directorate has a databank where records of all officers and soldiers both active and non effective are maintained and also serves s the main back up for the other NA departments. Others are Specialized information Technology (IT) training which include Network Administration Course, Web Development Course, Basic Computer Engineering, Oracle Server and Java to mention a few.
It also provides specialist IT support to NA establishment and constantly carries out all forms of computer maintenance and repairs for NA units and formations.
The Directorate is organized into Headquarter, DADP (A), HQ TRADOC ADP Centre, 5 x Div ADP centres and DADP (A) elements at AHQ. The incumbent Director is Brig Gen Suleiman Isa Wali.