• Registration of Cooperative Societies across the three Senatorial Districts
  • Conduct of Cooperative Data Analysis System (CODAS)
  • Arbitrate between feuding Co-operators and also, between Register Cooperative Societies
  • Submission of Application Letter addressed to the Hon. Commissioner and for the attention of Officer.
  • Collection of Registration checklist and questionnaire.
  • Completion of questionnaire with attached relevant document.
  • Submission of draft bye-law of the proposed Society for review.
  • Submission of completed questionnaire with documents
  • Verification of claims by intending Society.
  • Processing of verified information to the Director of Cooperatives for approval
  • Payment of Prescribed Registration fee to any of the listed Edo State IGR account.
  • Presentation of procured materials such as Analysis book, Double Cash book etc.
  • Printing of certificate
  • Inauguration / Issuance of certificate / Training of Cooperators.
  • Capturing of functional Cooperative Societies Data
  • Encoding the functional Cooperative Societies into the platform through the Desk Officer to the Director, while the Director report through the Permanent Secretary to the Honorable Commissioner of the Ministry

ARBITRATION

  • Receipt letter of Complaint on behalf of the Director of Cooperatives
  • Submission of payment of Prescribed Arbitration to the Edo State IGR account
  • Investigating the matters contained in the complaints.
  • Invitation of aggrieved Cooperative Members for a meeting.
  • Submission of report of findings to the Director of Cooperatives

Training

  • Training and Re-training of all trustees of Registered Cooperatives.
  • Inspection of Books and Records of Registered Cooperatives
  • Documentation, Maintenance and Retrieval of Files of Registered Cooperatives
  • Drawing of the Yearly Work Plan for the Cooperative Department.

Inspection

  • To have access to all financial transactions of the society, to ascertain transparency.
  • To ensure that the society financial activities is being subjected to auditing if observed that the society account is yet to be audited.
  • In the event of irregularities discovered during such inspections shall take people into custody the cash balance of the society and report same to the Director of Cooperatives.

Planning

  • Receiving of brief of work target and initiatives
  • Development of draft plan
  • Vetting of draft work plan
  • Validation of draft plan.
  • Processing of draft plan for approval.

Audit

  • Facilitate relationship between the Ministry and the External Auditor who are saddled with the function of auditing registered Cooperative Societies.
  • Inspect Audit and Financial report  submitted to the Ministry
  • Advise the Director of Cooperatives on the financial health of Registered Cooperatives
  • Profile Registered Accounting firms for Audit of Cooperatives .

COOPERATIVE RELATION

Cooperative Relation Officer interfaces between the Ministry, the Public, Institution and Registered Cooperative bodies in the State.