Ministries, Departments & Agencies

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Official website of the Ministry of Local Government, Community and Chieftaincy Affairs, Edo State, Nigeria.

The Ministry started as a Directorate, domiciled at the Government House and had four departments, headed by a Secretary. It was charged with the responsibility of supervising and monitoring the activities of the eighteen (18) LGAs and also rendered progressive reports on their project execution and achievements to the State Government. On 21st March, 2003, the Directorate was upgraded to a full-fledged Ministry by the former Governor of Edo State, Chief (Dr.) Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion and was known as the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, with the appointment of an Honourable Commissioner to oversee the affairs of the Ministry.

Our Vision

To Institutionalise Good Governance in the Local Governments, Traditional Institutions and Develop Vibrant Sustainable Communities for People to Live in and Prosper.

Our Mission

To Enhance Accountability, Transparency and Probity in the Management of Public Funds; Intermediate between Tiers of Government and Promote Harmonious Peaceful Coexistence in Communities & Traditional Institutions towards Achieving Accelerated Development in Local Governments.

Core Values

·Local Government Matter

·Chieftaincy Affairs

·Community Development

·Inspectorate and Monitoring Services

Our Team

See organizational structure below