To make Edo State an economic hub by encouraging citizens participation in the common prosperity of the State through investment in the productive and creative sectors”
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“ To mobilize available private sector resources for a purposeful economic engagements for a sustainable engagements that guarantees  wealth
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Our Mandate

Its mandate is to drive industrialization, trade and investment by engaging in wealth and job creation activities

Highlights of activities of the Ministry are: Continue Reading

Ministry of Wealth Creation Cooperatives and Employment History

The Ministry of Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment was created from the defunct Ministry of Commerce and Industry by Edo State Government by an Executive Council extract GC(2017) dated 11th July, 2017.

Who We Are

Key Functions of the Ministry

  • Creation of a frameworks for wealth creation and supervise wealth and job creation programmes.
  • Coordination of entrepreneurship development programmes for the State
  • Organization of training and capacity building for start ups and existing enterprises.
  • Maintenance of database of MSMEs and Cooperatives for effective economic planning and engagements
  • Provision of support for artisans groups to explore the job creation opportunities in that sector.
  • Provision of institutional support for Government’s facilitated credit schemes for micro, small and medium enterprises
  • Update and maintain database of business premises and cooperatives for economic planning and engagements

Key Functions of the Ministry

  • Supervision and Privatization of Government owned industries and Companies
  • Monitoring of the development of a multi product park, SMEs clusters, and other critical investment infrastructures for industrialization
  • Monitoring of economic programmes and projects in the State and generation of feedback for economic planning
  • Providing support for Conduct of investment programmes and summit
  • Conduct of qualitative and quantitative survey of economic opportunities for and update the State’s Investment Guide.
  • Development of a framework for MSMES and cooperative development and empowerment

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“Collaboration with stakeholders in strengthening identified structural weaknesses in MSMEs for enhanced capacity to create wealth and jobs through peer review, reforms, and training”

  • Register your Cooperative Society

    Registration of Cooperative Societies across the three Senatorial Districts

    Okun Alaba Director of Cooperatives
  • Wealth Creation

    ” Trade Promotion, Local Trade Fair, “

    Festus Okhougbo
  • Employment and MSMEs Development

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